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The Wanting Seed
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 »
ISBN-13: 9780393315080
ISBN-10: 0393315088
Publication Date: 12/17/1996
Pages: 285
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Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
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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.
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