John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English novelist and short-story writer who, influenced by the the novels of H. G. Wells, specialised in science fiction. Wyndham’s early work was published in America under pseudonyms including John Beynon Harris, or simply John Beynon.
Works are listed in order of their date of first publication.
Published under pseudonyms
The Curse of the Burdens (1927), as John B. Harris
The Secret People (1935), as John Beynon
Foul Play Suspected (1935), as John Beynon
Planet Plane (1936), as John Beynon; republished as The Space Machine and as Stowaway to Mars
Love in Time (1946), as Johnson Harris
As John Wyndham
The Day of the Triffids (1951), published in the USA as Revolt of the Triffids
The Kraken Wakes (1953), published in the USA as Out of the Deep
Planet Plane (1953)
‘Melia Ann: A Fantasy of the WI (1953), a poem
The Chrysalids (1955), published in the USA as Re-Birth
The Seeds of Time (1956)
Tales of Gooseflesh and Laughter (1956)
The Midwich Cuckoos (1957) filmed as Village of the Damned (1960)
Aldiss, Brian W. “Harris, John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon [Pseud. John Wyndham] (1903–1969).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Online, Oxford University Press, 2004, https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/33728.
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