The Chrysalids (Modern Classics)

A powerful post-apocalyptic allegory of persecution and intolerance, the "Penguin Modern Classics" edition of John Wyndham's science fiction masterpiece "The Day of the Triffids" contains an introduction by M. John Harrison. Nuclear war has devastated the world, bringing with it a host of genetic mutations. In the bleak, primitive society that has emerged from its ruins, any sign of deviation, no matter how small, is ruthlessly rooted out and destroyed. David lives in fear of discovery, for he is part of a secret group of children who are able to communicate with each other by transferring thought-shapes into each other's minds. As they grow older, they feel increasingly isolated. Then one of them marries a 'norm', with terrifying consequences.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780141181479
Categories BX, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, WBD
Author(s) John Wyndham
Publisher Penguin
Pages 208
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.7cm x 1.3cm x 19.6cm
Weight 0.2 kg
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