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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.

Synopsis:

Set in the near future,

Synopsis:

Set in the near future,  is a Malthusian comedy about the strange world overpopulation will produce.

About the Author

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993) is the author of many works, including A Clockwork Orange, The Wanting Seed, Nothing Like the Sun, Honey for the Bears, The Long Day Wanes, The Doctor Is Sick, and ReJoyce.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393315080
Author:
Burgess, Anthony
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
BURGESS, ANTHONY
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Overpopulation
Subject:
Dystopias
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Norton Paperback Fiction
Series Volume:
2. Bd.
Publication Date:
19961231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.7 in 0.48 lb

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