721 total votes
The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids is a 1951 post-apocalyptic novel about a plague of blindness that befalls the entire world, allowing the rise of an aggressive species of plant. It was written by the English science fiction author John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris, under the pen name John Wyndham. Although Wyndham had already published other novels using other pen-name combinations drawn from his real name, this was the first novel that was published as John Wynd...

... more on Wikipedia

The Day of the Triffids is ranked on...

#65 of 232 The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time 187.1k votes This list ranks the best science fiction novels ever written, as voted on by sci-fi readers. Anyone can add their picks to t...
#13 of 25 The Best Alien Contact Novels 396 votes Humanity has long been fascinated with the idea of life on other planets. What would happen if extraterrestrials got close e...

The Day of the Triffids is also found on...

John Wyndham Books List