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The Midwich Cuckoos (original 1957; edition 1999)
by John Wyndham
The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham (1957)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140014403, Paperback)Cuckoos lay eggs in other birds' nests. The clutch that was fathered on the quiet little village of Midwich, one night in September, proved to possess a monstrous will of its own. Imt promised to make the human race look as dated as the dinosaur.
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In the village of Midwich all the women of child-bearing age become pregnant overnight. When a violent incident occurs, the moral fabric of the village disintegrates and a battle for survival begins.
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