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XX by Angela Chadwick


Angela Chadwick

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2 reviews

Imprint: Dialogue Books
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 4 Oct 2018
ISBN: 9780349700243

A stunning debut novel imagining a world where women can have children without men

4 stars out of 5
James Lovegrove
21 Dec 2018

"brisk, timely"

Chadwick’s brisk, timely debut novel extrapolates the consequences of its plausible science fiction concept credibly and is very strong on characterisation and the corrosive effect of public scrutiny on personal relationships.


4 stars out of 5
Adam Roberts
1 Dec 2018

"a moving portrait of a lesbian couple’s pregnancy"

Angela Chadwick’s eloquent XX balances a moving portrait of a lesbian couple’s pregnancy, enabled by new ovum-to-ovum technology, against a clear-eyed rendering of a nervy, suspicious, fake-news-ridden near-future Britain.