Woman on the Edge of Time

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Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy's landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily than ever before. After being unjustly committed to a mental institution, Connie Ramos is contacted by an envoy from the year 2137, who shows her a utopian future of sexual and racial equality and environmental harmony. But Connie also bears witness to another potential outcome: a dystopian society of grotesque exploitation. One will become our world. And Connie herself may strike the decisive blow...The classic feminist science fiction novel - reissued on its 40th anniversary with a new introduction by the author. Harrowing and prescient - and often compared to The Handmaid's Tale - Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation of readers.
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Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy's landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily than ever before. After being unjustly committed to a mental institution, Connie Ramos is contacted by an envoy from the year 2137, who shows her a utopian future of sexual and racial equality and environmental harmony. But Connie also bears witness to another potential outcome: a dystopian society of grotesque exploitation. One will become our world. And Connie herself may strike the decisive blow...The classic feminist science fiction novel - reissued on its 40th anniversary with a new introduction by the author. Harrowing and prescient - and often compared to The Handmaid's Tale - Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation of readers.
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Sidosasu
Nidottu
Painos
Reprint
Imprint
Del Rey
ISBN
9781785033780
Kieli
englanti
Sivut
417
Kustantaja
Julkaisupäivä
11.08.2016
Koko
19.8 x 12.6 x 2.4 cm
Myymäläsaatavuus
Helsinki
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