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The day of the Triffids

John Wyndham

The day of the Triffids

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Published by Music for Pleasure Ltd in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

TC-LFP : 80193-4.

StatementJohn Wyndham.
SeriesListen for pleasure; 7097
The Physical Object
Pagination2 sound cassettes
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19787772M


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While the problem of blindness does cause mass chaos, it doesn’t have the emotional impact of the mass-extinction events that other post-apocalyptic novels contain. The Triffids aren’t some menacing alien species that wipes out human civilization with their superior.

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Get this from a library. The day of the triffids. [John Wyndham] -- The triffids are gigantic plant marauders that afflict the earth when the majority of the people are blinded by a celestial calamity.

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Created by Richard Mewis. With Dougray Scott, Joely Richardson, Eddie Izzard, Brian Cox. With most of the world blinded and the dangerous carnivorous Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered survivors to fight this plant invasion and the madness following/10(K).

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Giant, mobile, poisonous, and hungry plants stalk through John Wyndham’s novel feasting on the human race, which, unfortunately, has gone collectively blind. The Day of the Triffids is a British science fiction film in CinemaScope and Eastmancolor, produced by George Pitcher and Philip Yordan, and directed by Steve stars Howard Keel and Nicole Maurey, and is loosely based on the novel of the same name by John film was released in the U.K.

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Bill Masen, bandages over his wounded eyes, misses the most spectacular meteorite shower England has ever seen.4/5(5). The Day of the Triffids is a science fiction TV miniseries. It was adapted from John Wyndham's novel The Day of the Triffids, and aired in the 30th anniversary year of the book's publication.

The six-episode series closely follows the plot of the novel. Most of humanity goes blind after watching an unusual meteor shower, leading to the collapse of civilization. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - huge, venomous, large-rooted plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their Day of the Triffids, published inexpresses many of the political concerns of its time: the Cold War, the fear of biological experimentation and the man-made apocalypse.

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We met them – the killer plants – early in part one of The Day of the Triffids (BBC1) on Monday night, after which it. The Day of the Triffids is perhaps the most famous catastrophe novel of the twentieth century and its startling imagery of desolate streets and lurching, lethal.

The Day of the Triffids was a mini-series based on a best selling book that lasted for 2 episodes. Both of them were good. They were exciting and stayed faithful to the book.

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