The Day of the Triffids (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
240
Utgivningsdatum
2014-08-14
Förlag
Penguin Books Ltd
Originalspråk
English
Dimensioner
181 x 110 x 15 mm
Vikt
134 g
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,
ISBN
9780241970577
The Day of the Triffids (häftad)

The Day of the Triffids

Penguin Essentials

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The most famous catastrophe novel of the twentieth century, John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids, published as a Penguin Essential for the first time. 'When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.' When a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth's population blind, Bill Masen - one of the lucky few to keep his sight - finds himself trapped in a London jammed with sightless mobs who prey on those who can still see. But another menace stalks blind and sighted alike. With nobody to stop them the Triffids - walking carnivorous plants with lethal stingers - rise up as humanity stumbles and falls . . .
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  1. Klassisk apokalyps
    Patrik Högberg, 4 maj 2015

    Urmodellen för det som senare skulle bli den moderna zombie-apokalypshistorien. Triffiderna och de blinda för tankarna för det som Romero och Kirkman skulle göra till de vandrande döda som är ute efter de sista överlevande i det apokalyptiska landskapet.
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John Wyndham was born in 1903 in the Midlands. After leaving school, he tried his hand at several careers, including farming, law and advertising, before starting to write stories in 1925. During the war he worked as a censor in the Ministry of Information and afterwards served in the Army. The Day of The Triffids was published in 1951, and was followed by many other famous works of science fiction, including The Kraken Wakes, The Chrysalids and The Midwich Cuckoos. Wyndham died in 1969.