H.G. Wells was one of the first “grown up” writers I read as a kid. And The Food Of The Gods was my first Wellsian experience. Who among us doesn’t love giant mutant animals going berserk?
The Food Of The Gods has been published in many forms. It has even been adapted as a comic book on two occasions.
Can’t you just imagine the chap in the bowler saying: “What ho. It’s a giant chicken.”
Finally, there was a cheesy movie version made in 1976: