This Book I Read...
This Book I Read...
The Day of The Triffids with CM Lowry
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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:

Music throughout written and performed by CM Lowry

Background sound effects from Freesound.org
https://freesound.org/people/Philip%20Goddard/sounds/180908/
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