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When Bill Masen awakes blindfolded in hospital and carefully removes his bandages, he realises he is one of the few who can see; almost everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower.

When Bill Masen awakes blindfolded in hospital and carefully removes his bandages, he realises he is one of the few who can see; almost everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids – huge, venomous, plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh – can have their day.  This stark vision of a desolate world infested by deadly, monstrous plants has lost none of its power to horrify.

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  • Paperback

    9780143566533

    August 29, 2011

    Penguin Press (UK Adult)

    252 pages

    RRP $12.99

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