Seeing as today is the twenty-first anniversary of his death, it seems like an appropriate time to try to chart you a path through the works of Walter Braden ‘Jack’ Finney.
Finney wrote numerous SF novels, thrillers and mysteries, several of which were adapted to film. He is best known as the author of The Body Snatchers, which became the hugely popular and influential film, The Invasion of the Bodysnatchers – or ‘films’, actually, as it has been adapted four times. He was awarded the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1987.
And finally, if you’d like shorter appetisers, the collection The Clock of Time is full of wonderful stories, including the brilliant ‘Of Missing Persons’: