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Of all the older books I have read, this is by far my favorite. It's almost like reading poetry. A little hard to understand at time but beautiful. The story line is so involving. Read morePublished 15 days ago by 224perweek
Interesting read. I found it engrossing and the subject matter is fascinating. I think young adults would enjoy it too a la Hunger Games but with more interesting themes. Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. Applebee
If you have watched John Carpenter's "Village of the Damned" (starring Christopher Reeves), this is the book that is based on. Read morePublished 3 months ago by ClockworkXon
Wyndham's work holds up incredibly well. An inventive mind a crisp, dry writing approach combine to make this a pleasure
to read after all these years, not something you can... Read more
The imagery is amazing, the characters are believable, the story is compelling, the underlying lessons about life are spelled out here: Life is cruel, religious people are... Read morePublished 3 months ago by james
Wyndham completely lost me at the end, in two ways. One, I have nothing but contempt for those who would harm others in the name of Progress, and Two, Action/Combat in novels bores... Read morePublished 3 months ago by ReasonableGoatPerson
I'd read a book by John Wyndham before and saw this one listed in the catalog. It like "Day of the Triffids" is set in an imaginary future. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William R. Bates
I read this when I was young and found it again and it's just as good reading as an adult. I was probably too young to read this back then. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Elizabeth W