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John Wyndham


John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was an English science fiction writer best known for his works published under the pen name John Wyndham, although he also used other combinations of his names, such as John Beynon and Lucas Parkes. Some of his works were set in post-apocalyptic landscapes. His best known works include The Day of the Triffids (1951), filmed in 1962, and The Midwich Cuckoos (1957), filmed in 1960 as Village of the Damned and again in 1990 under the same title. In 2022 the book was adapted for a seven episode series for Sky Max under its original title.