Hardback XX / Angela Chadwick.
Publication year: 2019
Publisher: London : Dialogue Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0349700265 9780349700267 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2018.
A debut novel envisaging a world where women can have children without men, in which Jules and Rosie attempt to maintain a sense of the personal between themselves and their baby as the political response to Ovum-to-Ovum technology becomes increasingly toxic. WINNER OF THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2019FEATURED ON THE GUARDIAN'S BEST BOOKS OF 2018'One of the feminist novels of 2018' Stylist'Handmaid's Tale-shaped hole in your life? Read XX' The Times'A pacy dystopian thriller' Red Magazine'A phenomenal debut' Skinny'Emotionally compelling' Lauren WilkinsonHOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR A CHILD OF YOUR OWN? When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, they jump at the chance to make history.Fear-mongering politicians and right-wing movements are quick to latch on to the controversies surrounding Ovum-to-Ovum (o-o) technology and stoke the fears of the public. What will happen to the numbers of little boys born? Is there a sinist
374 pages ; 20 cm