Welcome to the very first episode of our Beyond Cataclysm podcast – ‘This Book I Read…’
This episode Dave is talking to author CM Lowry about The Day Of The Triffids by John Wyndham
Topics covered include:
- Our parent’s bookshelves.
- John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris and his many pseudonyms.
- The heritage of the book in the post apocalyptic genre.
- How progressive views at-the-time become conservative when viewed 70 years on.
- The book’s approaches to misogynism & polyamorism.
- The 50 year anniversary sequel and whether it’s good… or bad.
Links to things we discussed:
- Beyond Cataclysm – beyondcataclysm.co.uk
- Visions Press – visionspressdiy.bandcamp.com
- Find CM Lowry Author at allaboutchris.org
- 28 Days Later – 2002 Horror Film directed by Danny Boyle.
- Wanderers In Time by John Beynon
- The Kraken Wakes by John Wyndham
Music throughout written and performed by CM Lowry
Background sound effects from Freesound.org