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A millionaire English lord dreams of founding a Utopian community on a remote Pacific island. Among the 40-odd men and women selected for the project are a pestologist named Camilla and the narrator. Within hours of the group's arrival on the sunny isle, their radio has been destroyed. Within days, several members of the group are dead. Dream turns to nightmare as they discover the island is overrun by a species programmed to resist and dominate any invader.

©1979 John Wyndham (P)2022 Audible, Ltd

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raging it ended

really enjoyed this story, even if it did give me the heebie jeebies. Great story, well read.

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"Little sisters."

Interesting novella which follows the attempt to establish a colony of people which could develop without the constraints of outside pressures. Unfortunately, the remote Pacific Island chosen had unexpected surprises. The first half on the story is mostly taken up with scene setting and does not really get established until after then.
Narration by Keith Wickham is immaculate, a perfect matching of reader and story.
The book was freely downloaded from Audible +. Thank you, Audible

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Enjoyable #scifi

This was an entertaining novel, but I can't help feeling it was put on a shelf or abandoned. Then put together posthumously after the author passed away. I think it may have needed more of John Wyndham's attention. Perhaps this would have been so if the writer had lived a little longer. I would recommend as there are a lot of good parts.