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The Day of the Triffids 6,240 copies, 180 reviews
The Chrysalids 3,936 copies, 104 reviews
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The Kraken Wakes 1,524 copies, 47 reviews
Chocky 1,476 copies, 55 reviews
Trouble with Lichen 1,198 copies, 26 reviews
The Seeds of Time 818 copies, 13 reviews
Consider Her Ways and Others 501 copies, 5 reviews
Web 450 copies, 8 reviews
The Secret People (Author; Pseudonym, some editions) 364 copies, 4 reviews
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Out of the Deeps 183 copies, 3 reviews
Sleepers of Mars [collection] 177 copies, 5 reviews
Plan for Chaos 99 copies, 8 reviews
Time Untamed 70 copies, 2 reviews
Exiles on Asperus [collection] 66 copies, 4 reviews
Selected Works 54 copies, 1 review
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Seeds Of Time 5 copies
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The Flying Sorcerers: More Comic Tales of Fantasy (Contributor) 465 copies, 3 reviews
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A Treasury of Great Science Fiction, Volume 1 (Contributor) 272 copies, 3 reviews
A Treasury of Great Science Fiction [2-volume set] (Contributor) 256 copies, 5 reviews
13 Great Stories of Science Fiction (Contributor) 229 copies, 4 reviews
My Favorite Fantasy Story (Contributor) 158 copies
A Science Fiction Argosy (Contributor, some editions) 143 copies
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse (Contributor) 140 copies, 9 reviews
Vampire Stories (Contributor) 121 copies
Space Odyssey (Contributor) 115 copies, 1 review
Dragons: The Greatest Stories (Contributor) 110 copies
Spectrum 4 (Contributor) 104 copies, 2 reviews
A Sense of Wonder (Contributor) 97 copies, 2 reviews
An ABC of Science Fiction (Contributor) 94 copies, 1 review
Best SF Two (Contributor) 78 copies
Best SF (Contributor) 73 copies
65 Great Spine Chillers (Contributor) 62 copies, 2 reviews
The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost Stories (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy. (Contributor) 61 copies, 1 review
The Best of British SF 2 (Contributor) 50 copies
Best Science Fiction Stories (Author, some editions) 49 copies, 1 review
Beachheads in Space (Contributor, some editions; Contributor, some editions) 44 copies
Far Boundaries (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
No Place Like Earth [collection] (Contributor) 40 copies, 1 review
Great Science Fiction Stories (Contributor) 35 copies
The Time Travelers: A Science Fiction Quartet (Contributor) 33 copies, 1 review
The Space Magicians (Contributor) 32 copies
Operation Future (Contributor) 30 copies
Alien Worlds (Contributor) 29 copies
The Best of British SF 1 (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Best SF Five (Contributor) 27 copies, 1 review
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons (Contributor) 20 copies
Nightfrights (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
The Day of the Triffids [1963 film] (Original book) 17 copies, 1 review
Village of the Damned [1960 film] (Original story) 17 copies
The Time Curve (Anthology 10-in-1) (Contributor) 16 copies
The Other Side of the Clock (Contributor) 16 copies
Tales Out of Time (Contributor) 14 copies
Gateway to Tomorrow: A Science Fiction Anthology (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
Science fiction verhalen [1969] (Contributor, some editions) 10 copies, 1 review
Out of this World 1 (Contributor) 9 copies, 1 review
As Time Goes By (Contributor) 8 copies
Ghastly, Ghoulish, Gripping Tales (Contributor) 8 copies
Weirdies, Weirdies, Weirdies (Contributor) 8 copies
The Day of the Triffids [1981 film] (Original book) 7 copies
Armchair Horror Collection (Contributor) 6 copies
Saturn im Morgenlicht (Contributor) 6 copies, 1 review
Haunts, Haunts, Haunts (Contributor) 4 copies
Un passo avanti e due indietro (Contributor) 3 copies
Otte Science Fiction Noveller (Author, some editions) 2 copies, 1 review
Wonder Stories, July 1935 (Contributor) 1 copy
Kaleidoskop II (Author, some editions) 1 copy, 1 review
Argosy - November 1958 (Contributor) 1 copy

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Born in the village of Knowle in Warwickshire, England. After leaving school, Wyndham tried several careers including farming, law, commercial art and advertising, but mostly relied on an allowance from his family. He eventually turned to writing for money in 1925, and by 1931 was selling short stories and serial fiction to American science fiction pulp magazines, most under the pen names of 'John Beynon' or 'John Beynon Harris'. After WWII Wyndham returned to writing. Using the John Wyndham pen name for the first time, he wrote the novel The Day of the Triffids. The book proved to be an enormous success and established Wyndham as an important exponent of science fiction. He went on to write and publish six more novels.
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