The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham, Barry Langford (Introducer)

A stunning new clothbound edition of one of the most famous science-fiction novels of the twentieth century, designed by the acclaimed Coralie-Bickford Smith.

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Carefully removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else, doctors and patients alike, have been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - huge, venomous, large-rooted plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day...

  • Penguin Classics
  • Published 6th October 2016
  • 256 Pages
  • 138mm x 204mm x 26mm
  • 370g
  • £14.99