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John Wyndham

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John Wyndham

Person  Male  Born 10/7/1903  Died 11/3/1969

Categories: Literature

Author. Born John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris, in Dorridge near Knowle, Warwickshire. Most of his novels are about terrestrial apocalypses (he disliked the term science-fiction). The best known are: 'The Day of the Triffids', 'The Kraken Wakes' and 'The Midwich Cuckoos'. He also wrote under permutations of his many first names, such as John Beynon and Lucas Parkes. Died in Petersfield.

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