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John Wyndham
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Born in Knowle, Warwickshire
Born on 10th of July 1903
Died on 11th of March 1969

Born 1903. Died 1969 - English science-fiction writer.


Began writing science fiction tales in the late 1920s for popular magazines. Most successful novel Day of the Triffids published in 1951. Other novels included The Chrysalids (1955), The Midwych Cuckoos (1957) and Chocky (1968). Wrote collections of short stories.

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