The Chrysalids Summary

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The Chrysalids Overview

The Chrysalids is a science-fiction novel by John Wyndham that was published in 1955. Set in a puritanical post-apocalyptic society, the book follows a boy named David with psychic abilities. David and his telepathic friends navigate the dangers of their intolerant world, which threatens any mutant that deviates from the standard model of mankind. The novel explores themes of ignorance, intolerance, oppression, and evolution.

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