The day of the triffids
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
The triffids are a monstrous species of stinging plant; they walk, they talk, they dominate the world.
The narrator of this novel wakes up in hospital to find that, by missing the end of the world, he has survived to witness a new world.
But the new world that awaits him is fantastic and horrific.