The Midwich Cuckoos - John Wyndham Reviews
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If H.G. Wells is regarded as the father of British science fiction writing in Britain, then John Wyndham was surely his heir. John Wyndham was born in 1903 and after attempting several other careers, eventually settled down to become a writer of science fiction novels and short stories. He achieved considerable success in this field, publishing several bestsellers including The Day of the Triffids, The Trouble with Lichen and, my favourite, The Chrysalids. The Midwich Cuckoos was published in 1957 and was later turned into the film, Village of the Damned. John Wyndham died in 1969. Synopsis: One strange day in the very ... Read the complete review
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