That felt a bit too contrived.
Piercy's novel is an entertaining and historically important work of Science Fiction, exemplifying many of the technological as well as feminist concerns of her time.
Every time I read this book, I close the back cover and think how important the decisions I make in my own life are, no matter how minimal they seem to appear.
I first read this book shortly after it was published and just finished re-reading it. I never forgot it and was curious as to how well it held up after all these decades. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Novel Gazer
This IS the future! Actually it is the present since through IVF and donation of male material an actual man is no longer needed for pregnancy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
The book is a slow read with little excitement and no real definable ending. It was sad and hopeless and the reader is left unsatisfied.Published 1 month ago by ellysiab
This book was depressing, the writing choppy and confusing. I should have known when other reviewers said it was required reading for a course. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lori
Filled with imagery that is right on. Piercy is, of course, gripping in descriptions both of place and person. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Roberta Degnore
Not cray about this book since I did not care for nor could I relate to the main character. Future world was great and I did like the people there!Published 2 months ago by barbara cummings
I cannot explain how much I loved this book. I feel like I already want to read it again. The story truly opens your eyes to many issues that we all may overlook at times. Read morePublished 3 months ago by SHELBY HOLDEN