Chocky by John WyndhamChocky by John Wyndham

Chocky

byJohn Wyndham

Paperback | July 28, 2009

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Matthew's parents are worried. At eleven, he's much too old to have an imaginary friend, yet they find him talking to and arguing with a presence that even he admits is not physically there. This presence - Chocky - causes Matthew to ask difficult questions and say startling things: he speaks of complex mathematics and mocks human progress. Then, when Matthew does something incredible, it seems there is more than the imaginary about Chocky. Which is when others become interested and ask questions of their own: who is Chocky? And what could it want with an eleven-year-old boy? A story of innocence and alien contact, Chocky is a sinister tale of manipulation and experimentation from afar.
John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Benyon Harris was born in 1903. He tried a number of careers including farming, law, commercial art and advertising, and started writing short stories in 1925. From 1930 to 1939 he wrote stories under different names, almost exclusively for American publications, while also writing detective novels. During the...
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Title:ChockyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.79 × 5.1 × 0.44 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141042184

ISBN - 13:9780141042183

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