The Wanting Seed Author:Anthony Burgess 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, fa... more »ntastic fertility rituals, and wars without anger. It is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious.« less
By the author of A Clockwork Orange, this is another dystopia about an overpopulated world, with family limitations and glorified homosexuality. A grim world, but With Burgess's humor, society can once again laugh at itself.