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  • The Chrysalids

  • By: John Wyndham
  • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
  • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125

The Chrysalids is set in the future after a devastating global nuclear war. David, the young hero of the novel, lives in a tight-knit community of religious and genetic fundamentalists, always on the alert for any deviation from the norm of God's creation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • an exceptional recording of an exceptional novel.

  • By Andrew David Hunt on 09-04-19

A fine story, well-narrated.!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-06-18

Wyndham's stories always leave you reflecting for days afterwards on the main themes. His focus on outsiders in adversity is always carefully explored in every detail.