The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere)

By | October 15, 2019
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere) Author Meg Elison
ISBN-10 1503939111
ISBN-13 9781503939110
Year 2016-10-11
Pages 300
Language English
Publisher 47North
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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016 and Philip K Dick Award WinnerWhen she fell asleep the world was doomed When she awoke it was dead In the wake of a fever that decimated the earths populationkilling women and children and making childbirth deadly for the mother and infantthe midwife must pick her way through the bones of the world she once knew to find her place in this dangerous new one Gone are the pillars of civilization All that remains is powerand the strong who possess it A few women like her survived though they are scarce Even fewer are safe from the clans of men who driven by fear seek to control those remaining To preserve her freedom she dons mens clothing goes by false names and avoids as many people as possible But as the world continues to grapple with its terrible circumstances shell discover a role greater than chasing a pale imitation of independence After all if humanity is to be reborn someone must be its guide

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