Steve reviews part of the first volume of a classic set of SF anthologies. What’s up with only reviewing part of a book? Read it and find out!
Anyone questioning whether plants have intelligence has never seen or read Day of the Triffids
Aldiss has written the most comfortable, middle-class, middle-of-the-road, whimsical, genteel catastrophe imaginable. I can only in all fairness conclude that was all along his intention.
Grabbers has been dismissed in some quarters for not doing anything original. Well most films don’t do anything original, and Grabbers does achieve a couple of things I’ve never seen before.
Why has The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham remained a classic over the years? Believe it or not, it has a lot to do with its ambiguity.