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The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
The Day of the Triffids
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143566533 (0143566539)
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
3.5 The Day of the Triffids
by John Wyndham I didn't really know what to expect from this one apart from evil plants, so enjoyed the thrill of discovery as the plot slowly unfolded in the early chapters. It surprised me that there was so much of the plot focused on the issue of everyone going blind from an unrelated source b...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 High "Holy-Shit!" quotient
That was awesome! I love it when pop-culture classics are really all that. This one kept surprising me: - Because I had NO IDEA what it was about (beyond some vague notion that there was an apocalyptic event, and some plants were involved) - It changed lanes and directions non-stop (no getting...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it
4.5 B-Really Really Good
My mom & I love science fiction B-movies from the 50s and the 60s. Day of the Triffids is one of our favorites. When I saw it on a few Best of all Time lists I took a chance. I tried reading it and found the 'wordy' overwritten English grated on my nerves. So I tried the Audiobook and WOW color me h...
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Day of the Triffids
"When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere." One morning Bill Masen wakes up in the hospital with bandages over his eyes and with the distinctive feeling that something is horrible wrong. During the night a gree...
Noel's Blog
Noel's Blog rated it
One of the first SF books I read was Day of the Trifids by John Wyndham. I discovered it through the 1980’s BBC television version. The beginning of the book remains vivid in my memory. The protagonist, after being blinded by a Trifid attack on the farm, awakes alone in hospital. Nobody answers his ...
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