Chapter 25. John Wyndham: The Facts of Life Sextet

  1. David Seed
  1. David Ketterer

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997055.ch26

A Companion to Science Fiction

A Companion to Science Fiction

How to Cite

Ketterer, D. (2005) John Wyndham: The Facts of Life Sextet, in A Companion to Science Fiction (ed D. Seed), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997055.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112185

Online ISBN: 9780470997055

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Keywords:

  • enigma;
  • complaint;
  • canon;
  • readership;
  • popularity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “The Elemental Fears”: The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes

  • The Successor Species: The Chrysalids and The Midwich Cuckoos

  • Extinction: The Outward Urge and Trouble with Lichen