John Wyndham - a really not so very guilty pleasure

Excellent 20th-century writer of science fiction, John Wyndham penned such classics as The Day of the Triffids, The Chrysalids, The Trouble with Lichen and The Midwich Cuckoos.
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The Kraken Wakes is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by John Wyndham from 1953.   It explores how humankind responds to the threat of its own extinction in face of rising sea levels and, ultimately, asks what we are prepared to do in order to survive.

The Kraken Wakes is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by John Wyndham from It explores how humankind responds to the threat of its own extinction in face of rising sea levels and, ultimately, asks what we are prepared to do in order to survive.

1950s vintage Sci Fi paperback Sometimes, Never by Mervyn Peake AnemoneReadsVintage, $5.95

vintage Sci Fi paperback Sometimes Never by WIlliam Golding, John Wyndham, Mervyn Peak, vintage book 1957 science fiction fantasy

The Day of The Triffids by John Wyndham

The Day of The Triffids by John Wyndham

The Chrysalids (United States title: Re-Birth) is a science fiction novel by John Wyndham, first published in 1955

The Chrysalids (United States title: Re-Birth) is a science fiction novel by John Wyndham, first published in 1955

Brian Cronin - John Wyndham book covers for Penguin

Day of the Triffids, The Chrysalids, The Midwich Cuckoos, The Kraken Wakes and more! Beautiful John Wyndham book covers by Brian Cronin

The science fiction film "The Day of the Triffids" (1962), directed by Steve Sekely and starring Howard Keel and Janette Scott. Based upon the classic novel by John Wyndham. The finished film was deemed too short, so an uncredited Freddie Francis was brought in to direct the climactic lighthouse sequence between 1:27:29 and 1:33:31.

The science fiction film "The Day of the Triffids" (1962), directed by Steve Sekely and starring Howard Keel and Janette Scott. Based upon the classic novel by John Wyndham. The finished film was deemed too short, so an uncredited Freddie Francis was brought in to direct the climactic lighthouse sequence between 1:27:29 and 1:33:31.

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham Easton Press aka Village of The Damned | eBay

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham, Easton Press, aka Village of the Damned

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham Easton Press aka Village of The Damned

John Wyndham's 'The Chrysalids,' bound by the Bindery.

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