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The Day of the Triffids (1962)

I watch a lot of contemporary science fiction movies. Everything from Interstellar to Oblivion is grist to my mill (not to mention monster movies). The other day, happening to see a list of ‘best alien invasion movies’ on IMDB, I glanced through it quickly to see which ones I’d seen. 2,310 more words

Dusted Off

The Death of ... England

This week I have mostly been reading dystopian fiction; more specifically The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham and The Death of Grass by John Christopher.   661 more words

The Day of the Triffids ... 1951


The Day of the Triffids is a post-apocalyptic novel about a plague of blindness that befalls the entire world, allowing the rise of an aggressive species of plant.  42 more words

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The Curing of a Bibliomaniac Part 24: The Outward Urge (John Wyndham, 1959)

Books left: 2. Weeks left: 5 (oooh. Panicked rush produced gains. Maybe I’ll just have a little rest. Just five minutes.)

There are not, at any time, many people who have – what do you call it in English? 633 more words


Opus Questions with Paul Townsend

The imagination of horror writers can be…precarious, at best, if not down right odd and strange and every bit unusual. Writers of horror tend to go to some rather appalling places. 1,179 more words


6 Degrees of Separation: This Book will Save Your Life

Welcome back to Six Degrees of Separation, in which authors Annabel Smith and Emma Chapman provide a book title, and we link it to six other books in any way we like. 433 more words

6 Degrees Of Separation

The Day of the Triffids (BBC 1981). Episode Six

Six years have passed since the events seen in episode five.  Bill and Jo now have a young son and Susan, the girl Bill effectively adopted, is growing up.  803 more words