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January 21, 2020
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John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (1903-1969) received popularity as an English science fiction writer. He published his books using the pen name John Wyndham. The setting of his books reflected post-apocalyptic landscapes. Some of his books include The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) and The Day of the Triffids (1951). After his parent’s separation when he turned eight, the event changed into a court case where his father lost. This impacted on the lives of him and his younger brother, Vivian Beynon Harris. They spent most of their lives at English public schools, for example, Blundell’s School in Tiverton.

Bedales School close to Petersfield, Hampshire became one of his long stay places. Wyndham attempted to join different career paths. Some of these positions included law, commercial art, farming, and advertising. During 1925 he started his writing career. He received recognition for the novel named The Curse of the Burdens (1927) and also started writing short stories. One of his short stories named Worlds To Barter (1931) received extensive support. He also published a novel named Chocky in 1968.

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