rated Day of the Triffids

4 star

Day of the Triffids (Mass Market Paperback, 1985, Del Rey)

4 star

Day of the Triffids by

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 …