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Wyndham

John, pseudonym of John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. 1903--69, British writer of science fiction novels and stories. His works include The Day of the Triffids (1951), The Kraken Wakes (1953), and The Midwich Cuckoos (1957)
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TAKE a walk around Strytlas park lake and you would swear that you had wandered into an old Hollywood film set about the Triffids, that tall carnivorous, man killing plant invented by John Wyndham in 1951 and dramatised in many modes.
30), crispy and deepfried in a light batter served with soy dipping sauce, served up on a bamboo - Looking like something sci-fi writer John Wyndham might have dreamed up, the crunchy batter nevertheless gave a perfect coating to the meaty crab, all perfectly delicious washed down with more Korean and Chinese The main menu was split into fairly clear sections - the Korean barbecue which you cook on your own hotplate at the table, and the food that comes ready cooked, including noodle and rice dishes, stir fries and side dishes We started with a shared barbecue dish, beef bulgogi (PS7.
Influenced by the works of John Wyndham and HG Wells, the story tells the tale of a local resident, Sam, who is abducted by UFOs high up on the hills after a family feud, before returning unexpectedly, two years later.
P Lovecraft, part John Wyndham, with a measure of astute social science fiction thrown in.
They're great for long journeys, and I'm currently listening to John Wyndham as I love sci-fi.
Members of the Labyrinth Youth Group will be staging their version of The Chrysalids, based on the novel by John Wyndham, later this year.
The Death of Grass by John Christopher (Michael Joseph, 1967) Like many young readers I grew up devouring the eerie sci-fi of John Wyndham, like The Chrysalids or Day of the Triffids, but there's another British sci-fi John of the same era who is unjustly neglected - and that's John Christopher.
Which novel by John Wyndham featured man-eating plants trying to take over a world of blinded people?
Would Birmingham have nurtured authors like WH Auden, John Wyndham or Lee Child without libraries dotted around the city?
So I suspended any disbelief, kept a watchful eye on the weeds growing in the back yard, and thoroughly enjoyed the latest adaptation of the John Wyndham classic.