These objects suddenly, simultaneously, and mysteriously appear all over the world. They are initially regarded as exotic but harmless, strangely mobile, an excellent source of nutrition and occasionally dangerous, but eventually reveal themselves to be predatory, apparently intelligent, and active in their pursuit of control over the land and its people.
These are potential sources of artificially created disease and military destruction, and a link in the mysterious chain of events that resulted in the creation of the environment that would make it possible for the triffids to dominate.
St. Merryn's Hospital
The action begins in this place, where the narrator has been resting following surgery to heal his eyes, injured in an attack.
The action of the first part of the book takes place in the center of this city.
The Luxurious Apartment
At the end of their first day as survivors of the...
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