The Quickening (Hardback)
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The Quickening (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages / Published: 23/06/2022
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'Does the world seem right, to you?'

Years ago, Dana Mayer had a vision of a better world: one where women are in charge. Now her manifesto, The Quickening, has established the rules for a new order, designed to elevate and protect women. A genteel and peaceful society that prioritises nature, good manners and aesthetics. Of course, in order for women to maintain control, the freedoms of men have been necessarily limited.

Arthur Alden loves Dana Mayer but hates the world she has created. But can he find a way to resist, without losing everything? And with Dana intent on making men pay reparations for their past crimes, can Arthur be allowed to live without punishment?

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781473640870
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 460 g
Dimensions: 220 x 146 x 32 mm


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“The Pink Q of The Quickening”

This dark, dystopian tale tells the story of a futuristic world, post ‘The Change’ in which women rule. Big Ben becomes Big Bess, all phallic buildings are removed and men become gentlemen or eunuchs. Women are in... More

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“A bit disconcerting”

I suppose the whole point of a dystopian novel is that it's a bit disconcerting, but it doesn't really make for a comfortable read. I felt there was a bit too much violent detail when Arthur was fantasising... More

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“Certainly Different”

This book is certainly different to anything I've read before. I must say it was an easy read although some areas of the storyline could have been disturbing had I not taken it with a pinch of salt.
It's all... More

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