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The Wanting Seed - Anthony Burgess
The Wanting Seed
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Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce.Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is transformed into a... show more
Set in the near future, The Wanting Seed is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce.Tristram Foxe and his wife, Beatrice-Joanna, live in their skyscraper world where official family limitation glorifies homosexuality. Eventually, their world is transformed into a chaos of cannibalistic dining-clubs, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without anger. It is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393315080 (0393315088)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Well, it was great to finally read another book by Anthony Burgess. I wish that the themes of this novel didn't hour so true to home in these last few years but I am glad that we have not sunk to such an extreme level as the characters in this novel. Let's hope we never resort to Cannibalism in orde...
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