The Resource The chrysalids, John Wyndham

The chrysalids, John Wyndham

Label
The chrysalids
Title
The chrysalids
Statement of responsibility
John Wyndham
Title variation
Re-birth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Storm's father doesn't approve of Angus Morton's unusually large horses, calling them blasphemies against nature. Little does he realise that his own son, and his cousin Rosalind and their friends, have their own secret abberaion which would label them as mutants. But as David and Rosalind grow older it becomes more difficult to conceal their differences from the village elders. Soon they face a choice: wait for eventual discovery, or flee to the terrifying and mutable Badlands
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Summary
David's father doesn't approve of Angus Morton's unusually large horses, calling them blasphemies against nature. And blasphemies, as everyone knows, should be burned: KEEP PURE THE STOCK OF THE LORD; WATCH THOU FOR THE MUTANT. Little does he realise that his own son - and his son's cousin Rosalind and their friends - have their own secret aberration which would label them as mutants. And mutants, as everyone knows, should be burned. But as David and Rosalind grow older it becomes more difficult to conceal their differences from the village elders. Soon they face a choice: wait for eventual discovery - and death - or flee to the terrifying and mutable Badlands ...
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
063754
Cataloging source
HCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1969
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wyndham, John
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin classics
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mutation (Biology)
  • Telepathy
  • Horses
Target audience
adult
Label
The chrysalids, John Wyndham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Michael Joseph, 1955
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 186 pages
Isbn
9780141181479
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The chrysalids, John Wyndham
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Michael Joseph, 1955
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xi, 186 pages
Isbn
9780141181479
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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