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The Kraken Wakes - John Wyndham
The Kraken Wakes
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Ships are sinking for no apparent reason, carrying hundreds to a dark underwater grave. Strange fireballs race through the sky above the deepest trenches of the oceans. Something is about to show itself, something terrible and alien, a force capable of causing global catastrophe.
Ships are sinking for no apparent reason, carrying hundreds to a dark underwater grave. Strange fireballs race through the sky above the deepest trenches of the oceans. Something is about to show itself, something terrible and alien, a force capable of causing global catastrophe.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780140010756 (0140010750)
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Kraken Wakes
Every time I review a John Wyndham I can not resist defending him against the “Cosy Catastrophe” label foisted upon him by [a: Brian Aldiss|33297|Brian W. Aldiss|https://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1333457329p2/33297.jpg]. The allegation is that Wyndham tends to write books where the middle class white ...
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys rated it
4.0 The Kraken Wakes
These year I am trying to hear some stories to maximize my time. I am not in favour of either ebooks and audiobooks. The first is know to all, the second in my opinion, since I am doing something else at the same time, it usually doesn't capture my attention as a book, so it can be a bit frustating....
Musings of a Bibliophile
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
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3.5 Another John Wyndham invasion story
Have you ever read a couple of books by an author that are simply so brilliant that whenever you see a book written by that author you grab it expecting that it will be brilliant as well, and then when you read it it just gets nowhere near your expectations? That happened to me with this book. It is...
Kris' Books.
Kris' Books. rated it
This was quite a change from "The Day of The Triffids". Although the two books are very similar in the ways that they share identical themes, for example post-apocalyptic survival, alien agents which threaten human survival, human naivety (in both books it partly contributes to the disastrous swelli...
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