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  • Published: 4 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241971079
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

The Seeds of Time

Classic Science Fiction




Ten wonderful stories by one of the greatest imaginations ever to dream of what might be . . .

In this thrilling collection of stories, John Wyndham, author of the acclaimed classics The Day of the Triffids and The Midwich Cuckoos, conducts ten experiments along the theme of 'I wonder what might happen if . . .'

There's the story of the meteor, which holds much more than meets the eye. In Chronoclasm a man is pursued by his own future. We meet a robot with an overactive compassion circuit. And what happens when the citizens of the future turn the past into a giant theme park?

  • Published: 4 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9780241971079
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 224

About the author

John Wyndham

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Benyon Harris was born in 1903. He had a variety of careers before becoming an author, but decided to take up writing professionally in 1925. Under several pseudonyms, he wrote numerous short stories for American science fiction magazines. During World War II, he worked in the Ministry of Information before serving in the army, and took part in the Normandy landings. He returned to writing in 1946, using the pen name John Wyndham, and The Day of the Triffids was published in 1951. It was a huge success, and was followed by seven further novels. He died in 1969.

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