The Midwich Cuckoos Author:John Wyndham copyright 1957 by John Beynon Harris. — This is sixth printing done in August, 1973. — SBN: 345-22763-8-125 — LOC: 57-12242 — "The Midwich Cuckoos is a story to chill you straight to the marrow...highly literate and highly entertaining." - Hartford Times — "...written with a pen dipped in cold blood." - L.A. Mirror News — "...one of England's most ima... more »ginative writers." - Cleveland Plain Dealer
From inside front cover:
THE PLACE: Midwich-a sleepy English village virtually undisturbed sine the time of William the Conqueror.
THE TIME: Precisely 10:17 on the night of September 26th, when Midwich is surprised by strange visitors.
THE RESULT: Every woman in Midwich pregnant- the first sings of a strange and terrifying threat to the whole human race.
"A flesh-creeper!" -- Providence Sunday Journal« less