Trouble with Lichen - John Wyndham Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141032987 / Genre: Fiction / Author: John Wyndham / Paperback / 208 Pages / Book is published 2008-08-07 by Penguin
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by - written on 22/02/10 (Very useful, 25 readings)
John Wyndham writes disaster story after disaster story, before that was popular.... this one isn't so disastrous as many, but he tries his best. The story: a brilliant young female scientist starts work for a privately run research establishment; both she and the owner independently discover, by accident, a drug which slows ageing, by varying factors. The book explores how they cope with this information, in their differing ways, and the reactions of the individuals around them, and the society they live in (England in the 1950s, really) as the news of the discovery leaks out in different ways during the following years. Oh, and they fall in love (and ... Read the complete review
by - written on 21/01/10 (Very useful, 46 readings)
This is a review of the 2008 Penguin Edition. 'Trouble With Lichen' is a novel by John Wyndham, an author most famous for writing 'The Day Of The Triffids'. Very unfairly, Wyndham tends to only be remembered for 'Triffids' when he's actually written several other great novels in the 'dystopian fiction' vein, including 'The Kraken Wakes', 'The Midwich Cuckoos' and 'The Chrysalids', amongst others. The story concerns young bio-chemist Diana Brackley, who whilst working at the prestigious Darr House research facility, under the leadership of Dr Francis Saxover, discovers a new potential solution to the ageing process. A chemical extracted from an ... Read the complete review
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