The day of the triffids
Part of the Penguin Clothbound Classics series
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
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...