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The Wanting Seed

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The Wanting Seed

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Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: William Heinemann, 1962

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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
Sub-Genre Tags: Dystopia
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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, fantastic fertility rituals, and wars without anger. It is a novel both extravagantly funny and grimly serious.


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