If you pick this up expecting the doom- laden tone of The Day of the Triffids or The Kraken Wakes,you will get a big surprise,because some of these stories are actually very funny!
For instance,Oh, Where, Now, is Peggy Macrafferty? about a fresh young girl from the Irish bogs who is schooled to become a film star.This is not science fiction at all,more wicked social comment,but I love it!
The title story, Consider Her Ways,is a thought-provoking tale set in a future where all men have been wiped out by a plague,and women have learned to do without them,even adapting their reproductive processes by basing them on those of insects.
The other stories have to do with various types of time travel,and are very good,then the last is another funny one. Here is John Wyndham as you may never have seen him before,but I urge you to try,and,if you like this book,read The Seeds of Time and Jizzle as well.