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The Men - Sandra Newman

The Men - Sandra Newman
 The Men - Sandra NewmanThe Men - Sandra Newman 

Title: The Men

Author:  Sandra Newman

ISBN:  9781783787814

Weight:  714 g

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The Men by Sandra Newman

The dazzling new novel from the acclaimed author of The Heavens asks: what if the price of a better world was losing the person you love?

In a single moment, in every part of the world, every person with a Y chromosome vanishes: lovers, children, parents – even foetuses from the womb.

Jane Pearson wakes on a mountainside the next morning to find her husband and son missing from their tent.  Frantic and grieving, she sets out to find the one person she thinks can help – Evangelyne Moreau, the brilliant, charismatic leader of the Commensalist Party of America, whose heart she broke many years before.

While Jane searches for those she has lost, a radically different society emerges, one that seems – at first – to be suddenly, blissfully safer than what came before.  And then The Men appears online: uncanny video footage that shows the missing being herded through bizarre, otherworldly landscapes.  Is it a hoax, or could The Men hold the key to bringing back those who were lost?  And if so, what might be the cost?

The Men is a gripping, beautiful, and disquieting novel of impossible sacrifices.

Peer & Press Reviews

Heart-breaking.  The Men imagines a better world and what we might have to sacrifice to get there, and, at the same time, it’s a brilliantly constructed sci-fi thriller, with a premise that hooks you in with a horrifying grip.  I loved it.

Bridget Collins, author of The Betrayals

Almost supernaturally propulsive, sometimes very beautiful… there are strange things here I am unlikely to forget.  Sandra Newman is a genius.

Sarah Perry, author of Melmouth

Superb.  A novel of hypnotic power and breadth from one of the most supple, dynamic voices around.  Newman's talents never fail to impress me.

Irenosen Okojie, author of Butterfly Fish

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title The Men
Book Features
Edition / printing First edition, first printing
Overall condition Fine / Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed On the tipped-in title page (initials only - see image)
Book Stats
Publisher Granta Books
Publication date
Printed by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13 9781783787814
Format Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages 259
Size (h x w x d) 224 x 143 x 27mm
Image and Design Credits
Author photograph Cristobal Vivar
Jacket design Arneaux

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