Dreams Before The Start Of Time by Anne CharnockDreams Before The Start Of Time by Anne Charnock

Dreams Before The Start Of Time

byAnne Charnock

Paperback | April 18, 2017

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Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

In a near-future London, Millie Dack places her hand on her belly to feel her baby kick, resolute in her decision to be a single parent. Across town, her closest friend—a hungover Toni Munroe—steps into the shower and places her hand on a medic console. The diagnosis is devastating.

In this stunning, bittersweet family saga, Millie and Toni experience the aftershocks of human progress as their children and grandchildren embrace new ways of making babies. When infertility is a thing of the past, a man can create a child without a woman, a woman can create a child without a man, and artificial wombs eliminate the struggles of pregnancy. But what does it mean to be a parent? A child? A family?

Through a series of interconnected vignettes that spans five generations and three continents, this emotionally taut story explores the anxieties that arise when the science of fertility claims to deliver all the answers.

Anne Charnock’s writing career began in journalism. Her articles appeared in the Guardian, New Scientist, International Herald Tribune, and Geographical. Her debut novel, A Calculated Life, was a finalist for the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award and the 2013 Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award. Her second novel, Sleeping Embers of an Ordinary Min...
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Title:Dreams Before The Start Of TimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.2 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:April 18, 2017Publisher:Amazon PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1503934721

ISBN - 13:9781503934726

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