The Midwich Cuckoos
Publish date: January 25th 1973
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Speculative Fiction
The scariest scenarios to me are always the most ordinary ones, where it takes a good long time for anyone to realize that something is wrong, and what that something is. And what could it mean? And what should one do about it? Can one do anything about it? For some reason I think the Brits really e...
I'm going to have to be honest and say that I really didn't like this book all that much, which from glancing over my friends' reviews seems to put me at odds with pretty much all of them (or at least the ones who actually wrote something). Mind you, the one thing that I did like about it (or at lea...
Wyndham had a reputation for writing "cozy catastrophes" and of the books that I have read this one most lives up to its reputation for that. The plot concerns aliens impregnating an entire English village full of women. It is clear to everyone what's taken place and there is a certain amount of f...
Three and a half stars, I rounded down because I feel like I've been getting a little four-star-happy of late.Gotta give some serious props to Dan for recommending this to me upon my proclamation that I find few things scarier than powerful children en masse. If that's your thing, then this is the b...
Once upon a time in the peaceful English village of Midwich circa 1957, every female of child-bearing age within falls pregnant. In time it becomes clear the children are... well, different. A horror story based not on supernatural monsters but the aliens of science fiction born of the paranoid post...
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