The Day Of The Triffids

The Day Of The Triffids

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  • Bill Mansen is a biologist who works with Triffids - tall, venemous, stinging plants capable of killing humans...
  • ...Bill ends up hospital with bandages over his eyes, due to a Triffid sting, and misses the meteor shower that everyone is watching...
  • ...Bill wakes to find everyone has been blinded by the meteor shower, the world is in chaos and he seems to be the one person who can see...
  • ...amongst the chaos, Bill meets wealthy novelist Josella Playton who can also see, and together they join a group of sighted survivors who plan to make a colony in the countryside...
  • ...meanwhile London is crumbling - buildings are falling apart, the blind are dying from Triffid stings or lack of food and for anyone can still see, their life is ruined. But it isn't just London...
  • it true that Triffids don't like walking on concrete? Will mankind have to rebuild civilisation? And who will claim planet Earth - mankind or the Triffids?
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