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Beware of the giant plants

Advantages: Chilling story, more than just the sci-fi tale which it is often referred to as
Disadvantages: None, really

The story Imagine giant stinging plants which walk or rather move around on their roots, gather in groups, emit a lethal sting and feed on the bodies if their victims, threaten to take over the world and ultimately bring about the destruction of th ...

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Review of The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham

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Triffids - Plants care for the adventurous

Advantages: Thought provoking -entertaining-dammed good read
Disadvantages: none

The day off the Triffids is probably one of the author John Wyndham's best known books and a personal favorite of mine. Possibly because I first discovered it when I was about 12, devouring the horror of it over a weekend, or maybe that I then later studi ...

kent-ledger28 21.11.2005 · Read full review
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A True Classic

Advantages: Amazing atmosphere, beautiful prose, great characters...
Disadvantages: ... seems to end rather abruptly

...Probably his best-known work and also possibly his best, The Day of the Triffids has been made into films and TV series, but nothing can beat the book. As with other of Wyndham's works, it is classic sci-fi with more accessibility to people who are not fa ...

CaptainDisaster 25.10.2005 · Read full review
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Heavy Plant Crossing

Advantages: Fantastic story, tense, gripping
Disadvantages: Ridiculous film adaptation...

The Day of the Triffids is a genuinely chilling tale of an ecological apocalypse. First published in 1951, time has done nothing to erode the feeling of panic and slow-dawning realisation that creeps over both the main characters, and the reader, as the f ...

franl 24.10.2002 · Read full review
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What Does the Future Hold

Advantages: Provocative prose, compelling and imaginative story
Disadvantages: May keep you awake at nights

...For those blessed with an imagination books are far superior to movies, even the seemingly unimaginative can find themselves transported to a different world, time or place by the evocative power of the written world; the more adventurous the imagination, ...

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