John Wyndham



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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2016

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    Science Fiction

    May-2014

    A double bill of John Wyndham stories adapted for BBC radio in two full-cast dramatizations "The Chrysalids" Ten-year-old David is a happy, ordinary boy, untroubled except for occasional strange dreams about a mysterious city until he befriends S...

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    Literary

    Oct-2013

    PERIL PRESS presents: Collier’s, March 22 1952 AFFAIR OF THE HEART by John Wyndham Collier's SHORT SHORT “You see,” Jules said, “every year this table is reserved on May twenty-eighth” 1300 Words From the author/creator of Day of the Tri...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2013

    PERIL PRESS presents: Collier’s, January 8 1949 JIZZLE by John Wyndham as John Beynon Illustrated by Al Moore Presenting the world’s most talented monkey—Jizzle, the artist. She could ruin a man’s home with a flick of her brush 2900 Words Th...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2013

    PERIL PRESS present: Startling Stories, January 1952 THE WHEEL by John Wyndham After the ATOM BOMB—What? After the atom bomb—what will humanity have to face next? 2700 Words Startling Stories, January 1952 SCIENCE FICTION MOVIE REVIEW THE DAY T...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2009

    Plan for Chaos is a never-before published novel by post-apocalyptic British science fiction writer John Wyndham (1903–69), best known for his “cozy catastrophe” novel about a venomous class of fictional plants, The Day of the Triffids.  Writt...

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    Fantasy

    Nov-2008

    The author spent several years as an Assistant District Officer among the Yorubas in Nigeria and was thus enabled to collect the folklore contained in this book from native sources The reticence of the natives on religious subjects made it necessary ...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2006

    The island of Tanakuatua seems like heaven to the 40 people who go there in order to create a utopian society, but soon they start to die in a horrible way and it seems that something strange and deadly is out there in the jungle....

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    Science Fiction

    1993

    In the community of Waknut it is believed mutants are the products of the Devil and must be stamped out. When David befriends a girl with a slight abnormality, he begins to understand the nature of fear and oppression. When he develops his own deviat...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1989

    Aircraft designer Dale Currance undertakes a journey to Mars in an effort to capture the prize being offered to the first man to complete an interplanetary journey, but a female stowaway throws his plans into disarray...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1986

    The night the sky broke out in mysterious green flashes, all but a few people on Earth were blinded. The world went mad. Ordinary folk became animals, turning on one another in terror and desperation. Bill Masen was one of a handful who struggled to ...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1980

    Cuckoos lay eggs in other birds' nests. The clutch that was fathered on the quiet little village of Midwich, one night in September, proved to possess a monstrous will of its own. Imt promised to make the human race look as dated as the dinosaur....

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1977

    When a deep-sea probe investigating unexplained ship sinkings disappeared, people began to get nervous. When the authorities resorted to depth-bombing in retaliation against the unseen menace, the situation turned critical. The aliens attacked. Then ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1973

    For the ten short stories collected here, John Wyndham turns his imagination to, among other sujects, body-snatching, time-travel and mind-travel, and the the tricky business of interplanetary colonization....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1970

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1970

    The six stories in Consider Her Ways: And Others, the second collecton of John Wyndham's short tales, continue his exploration of the science fiction staple - what if? In the title story we are introduced to a world where all the men have been kill...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1968

    Matthew's parents are worried. At eleven, he's much too old to have an imaginary friend, yet they find him talking to and arguing with a presence that even he admits is not physically there. This presence - Chocky - causes Matthew to ask difficult qu...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1960

    YOU SHOULD LIVE SO LONG... It had been an inadvertent discovery for lovely Diana Brackley as well as for Francis Saxover. Neither knew the other had perfected the antigerone, but both realized the dangers inherent in such a scientific breakthrough...

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    General Fiction

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