Woman on the Edge of Time
Publish date: June 1st 2000
Publisher: Women's Press Ltd,The
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
There were times when I was so frustrated with the main character. She was driving me crazy. She was walking through an entirely different world and assuming everything was the same. I realized why this was bothering me - I was wanting and expecting her to react more like a science fiction reader. (...
Couldn't finish. The story was just all over the place and I felt like checking myself into an asylum from the craziness.
I was first introduced to the novels and poetry of Marge Piercy when I was in college and very focused on the writings of women, especially feminist writings. In going through a bunch of books I had been keeping at my parents' house, I discovered boxes of books I probably haven't read in over ten ye...
I liked it. She vividly portrayed the ways in which women, especially women of color are discounted, I could really feel the anger at times - but Consuela was never a pathetic victim, she was in there fighting, and okay mostly losing, but not giving up. And her visions/fantasies of the future were...
At last - a book I've been meaning to put on the wish list and that's on one of my group's Reads next month. (Even better - my library has a copy in house!)************************Rating: 3.3-3.5 starsIf the last two novels I had read before this had been Paul McAuley's The Quiet War and Bruce Sterl...
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