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Midwich Cuckoos
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Midwich Cuckoos
Edition: Abridged
Creators: John Wyndham, Jeremy Clyde
Publisher: CSA Word
Imprint: CSAW
Pub. date: 1999
SRP: 11.46 USD
Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
ISBN: 9781907416644
DRM Level: Media Operation & Rights Access License
Min. Version: OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
File size: 86015 KB
Duration: 03:03:08
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense
Keywords:
   Jeremy Clyde, John Wyndham, Midwich cuckoos, sci fi, Village of the Damned
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Short Description:
   

Midwich Cuckoos is one of the more scary and realistic sci fi stories of all time, filmed on at least two occasions as Village of the Damned. Set in a village in Gloucester England all the local young women become pregnant at exactly the same time and give birth to these evil blonde blue-eyed babies. THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS is one of John Wyndham's best known works along with The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes. Probably better known as The Village of the Damned, the title of the two films of the novel, the story centres around the village of Midwich when one afternoon an event happens that changes the lives of its inhabitants for ever. The Midwich Cuckoos, first published in 1957, is well ahead of its time. Set in the present, it is one of the all time great science fiction novels.

Full Description:
   

Midwich Cuckoos is one of the more scary and realistic sci fi stories of all time, filmed on at least two occasions as Village of the Damned. Set in a village in Gloucester England all the local young women become pregnant at exactly the same time and give birth to these evil blonde blue-eyed babies. THE MIDWICH CUCKOOS is one of John Wyndham's best known works along with The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes. Probably better known as The Village of the Damned, the title of the two films of the novel, the story centres around the village of Midwich when one afternoon an event happens that changes the lives of its inhabitants for ever. The Midwich Cuckoos, first published in 1957, is well ahead of its time. Set in the present, it is one of the all time great science fiction novels.

Creator Marketing:
  Jeremy Clyde     
     

Jeremy Clyde started his career as the pop music duo, Chad and Jeremy, and had a string of hits in the sixties following a stint at drama school and in repertory theatre. Since his return in 1969, he has appeared in numerous stage plays, such as Conduct Unbecoming, and more recently as Alan Clark in Half the Picture, as Mike Mansfield in The Colour of Justice about Stephen Lawrence and as Alfred Rosenburg in Nuremburg. His many TV appearances include Moll Flanders, A Rather English Marriage, Raffles, Blott on the Landscape and A Young Person's Guide to Becoming a Rock Star.

  John Wyndham     
     

John Wyndham has written many science fiction novels including The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes, which are his best known. Regarded as one of the top sci fi writers of his generation.

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  Transfer permitted to compatible devices
     Transfer to iPod®/Apple® device permitted
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Geographic Rights:
   World-wide
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