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The Seventh Son

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Informationen zum Autor Sebastian Faulks has written nineteen books, of which A Week in December and The Fatal Englishman were number one in the Sunday Times bestseller lists. He is best known for Birdsong , part of his French trilogy, and Human Traces , the first in an ongoing Austrian trilogy. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked as a journalist on national papers. He has also written screenplays and has appeared in small roles on stage. He lives in London. Klappentext `A beautifully written novel. On the one hand you have love, kindness, responsibility; on the other monstrous arrogance and indifference to consequences¿ SCOTSMAN 'Extraordinary' WILLIAM BOYD ' Profoundly moving . . . a wonderful and life-affirming love story ' JAMES HOLLAND ' His greatest novel yet ' ANTONY BEEVOR 'Original and enthralling' PETER JAMES A CHILD WILL BE BORN WHO WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING When a young American academic Talissa Adam offers to carry another woman's child, she has no idea of the life-changing consequences. Behind the doors of the Parn Institute, a billionaire entrepreneur plans to stretch the boundaries of ethics as never before. Through a series of IVF treatments, which they hope to keep secret, they propose an experiment that will upend the human race as we know it. Seth, the baby, is delivered to hopeful parents Mary and Alaric, but when his differences start to mark him out from his peers, he begins to attract unwanted attention. The Seventh Son is a spectacular examination of what it is to be human. It asks the question: just because you can do something, does it mean you should? Sweeping between New York, London, and the Scottish Highlands, this is an extraordinary novel about unrequited love and unearned power. Zusammenfassung ‘A beautifully written novel. On the one hand you have love, kindness, responsibility; on the other monstrous arrogance and indifference to consequences’ SCOTSMAN 'Extraordinary' WILLIAM BOYD ' Profoundly moving . . . a wonderful and life-affirming love story ' JAMES HOLLAND ' His greatest novel yet ' ANTONY BEEVOR 'Original and enthralling' PETER JAMES A CHILD WILL BE BORN WHO WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING When a young American academic Talissa Adam offers to carry another woman's child, she has no idea of the life-changing consequences. Behind the doors of the Parn Institute, a billionaire entrepreneur plans to stretch the boundaries of ethics as never before. Through a series of IVF treatments, which they hope to keep secret, they propose an experiment that will upend the human race as we know it. Seth, the baby, is delivered to hopeful parents Mary and Alaric, but when his differences start to mark him out from his peers, he begins to attract unwanted attention. The Seventh Son is a spectacular examination of what it is to be human. It asks the question: just because you can do something, does it mean you should? Sweeping between New York, London, and the Scottish Highlands, this is an extraordinary novel about unrequited love and unearned power. ...

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Authors Sebastian Faulks
Publisher Hutchinson
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 06.09.2023
 
EAN 9781529153217
ISBN 978-1-5291-5321-7
No. of pages 356
Dimensions 153 mm x 232 mm x 28 mm
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

New York, London, Greater London, FICTION / Psychological, FICTION / Science Fiction / Genetic Engineering, Speculative fiction, Northern Scotland, Highlands and Islands, c 2030 to c 2039, c 2040 to c 2049, Science fiction: near future

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