The Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Jack Finney

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On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovers an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms are taking over the bodies and minds of his neighbo...
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