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The Genocides - Thomas M. Disch
The Genocides
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671828387 (067182838X)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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At one point in this novel a character expresses the view, "I'm not sure if we've been invaded or if they're just spraying the garden." Aliens have seeded the Earth with giant Plants that tend to eliminate all other plants by out-competing them for basic resources such as water and sunlight. Machine...
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This 1965 novelette has held up remarkably well to the test of time.Earth has been ‘seeded' with mysterious spores from space. Everywhere, giant alien plants are growing, resistant to every herbicide that research labs and governments have been able to produce. Destroying ecodiversity and crowding o...
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There's a scene in this book which, I must reluctantly admit, is quite the definitive example of... I'm sorry. I'm just about to make dinner, and I don't want to ruin my appetite. But trust me, it's definitive alright.
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