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The Day of the Triffids

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The Day of the Triffids

Fiction  From 1951 

Categories: Literature

A novel by John Wyndham. Most of the world's population has been blinded by a freak meteorite shower. Those who remain sighted have to face the added problem of dealing with the triffids which have taken advantage of the situation. These are plants which have been bred for their oil, and have the ability to walk and deliver fatal stings. Regarded as a modern classic, it has been filmed, and adapted for radio and television several times.

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The Day of the Triffids

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Triffid Alley

{Beside the image of a triffid, taken from the cover of an early Penguin book...

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