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The Green Rain

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The first green rain produced a result which some considered almost comical: everyone caught out in it was turned green, and there was no known way of changing back.

The result was predictable: emergence of crackpot cults, religious prophecies of doom, and something tragically new in racial violence.

Then the second green rain cam, the really serious one . . .
Published 1961 by pyramid
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The Green Rain by Paul Tabori tells of a man-made catastrophe affecting the whole Earth. Written in 1960, it takes place a few decades later, near the end of the 20th century, when a scientist who discovered chlorophylogen, a "hypothetical forerunner of chlorophyll," plans to seed the Moon with the substance, theorizing it will start a process leading to habitability and life on our dead satellite. But the rocket carrying the chlorophylogen fails, releasing the substance in Earth's upper atmosph ...more
Michael R.
I thought this was one of the worst SF novels I had ever read. The cover sounded very intriguing. Deadly green rain from the sky! That sounds like a world-wide panic filled dilemma. But I found the charcaters to be dull and boring and the tale just seemed to drag.

Luckily for me this edition only cost 35 cents at a used book store.
Typically this is considered SF but it's not very realistic. A green rain occurs and turns people green, and this causes all kinds of havoc in race relations. It was enjoyable and kind of funny but not very realistic in how it portrayed the likely effects of the green rain.
Joey Sigmon
I really liked this. You guys should read it.
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