The Day of the Triffids

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Evans Brothers, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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This title is part of a series that presents retold, shortened versions of classic novels that are suitable for children working at Key Stages Two and Three. The stories are retold so as to lose none of the strength and character of the originals.
  

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Good old fashioned story telling. - Goodreads
The ending is disappointing. - Goodreads
Beautiful prose, well-paced and nuanced. - Goodreads
The writing is mundane. - Goodreads
I loved the writing, and the story was pretty unique. - Goodreads
That seems like a rater ridiculous premise. - Goodreads

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Classic. Post Apocalyptic. Read full review

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User Review  - Jap Hengky - Goodreads

Might be one of the book that will always haunt you . Read full review

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Contents

The end begins
7
Triffids on the move
11
Tricked
16
Plague
20
Leaving London
25
The search
29
Alone
33
A light in the night
37
More and more triffids
41
Escape
44
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John Wyndham (1903--1969) was the pen name used by the British science-fiction writer John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. He began writing for money in 1925, mostly for American periodicals. After working as a government official and corporal operator in the army during World War II, he began writing science-fiction novels. His many works include "The Day of the Triffids," "The Kraken," "The Midwich Cuckoos," "Trouble with Lichen," "Chocky," and "Web,

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