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The Resource The chrysalids, John Wyndham ; introduction by M. John Harrison

The chrysalids, John Wyndham ; introduction by M. John Harrison

Label
The chrysalids
Title
The chrysalids
Statement of responsibility
John Wyndham ; introduction by M. John Harrison
Title variation
Re-birth
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the community of Waknut it is believed mutants are the products of the Devil and must be stamped out. When David befriends a girl with a slight abnormality, he begins to understand the nature of fear and oppression. When he develops his own deviation, he must learn to conceal his secret
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David's father doesn't approve of Angus Morton's unusually large horses, calling them blasphemies against nature. And blasphemies, as everyone knows, should be burned: KEEP PURE THE STOCK OF THE LORD; WATCH THOU FOR THE MUTANT. Little does he realise that his own son - and his son's cousin Rosalind and their friends - have their own secret aberration which would label them as mutants. And mutants, as everyone knows, should be burned. But as David and Rosalind grow older it becomes more difficult to conceal their differences from the village elders. Soon they face a choice: wait for eventual discovery - and death - or flee to the terrifying and mutable Badlands ...
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Tone
Writing style
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063754
Cataloging source
BDS
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1903-1969
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Wyndham, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Harrison, M. John
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True
Series statement
Penguin twentieth century classics
Series volume
0003
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  • Genetic disorders
  • Mutation (Biology
  • Telepathy
Target audience
adult
Label
The chrysalids, John Wyndham ; introduction by M. John Harrison
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Michael Joseph, 1955
Control code
000021325110
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi,186 pages
Isbn
9780141181479
System control number
(OCoLC)59429437
Label
The chrysalids, John Wyndham ; introduction by M. John Harrison
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Michael Joseph, 1955
Control code
000021325110
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi,186 pages
Isbn
9780141181479
System control number
(OCoLC)59429437

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