Philip K Dick Award Best Book
The lives of biologist Anna Senoz; her husband, Spence; and their university friends intertwine as they evolve from idealistic students into adults with concerns that may affect their world. When Anna discovers a curious genetic trend with implications for the human sexual identity and gender relations, she finds herself a pariah among her colleagues. This latest novel from British author Jones (Divine Endurance) portrays a near future of commercial globalization in which gender discrimination persists in subtle ways, forcing biology to find a way to fight back to equalize the sexes. Beautifully written and elegantly paced, this story conveys bold speculative concepts through intensely human characters. Deserving a wide crossover readership, it is highly recommended for both sf and general fiction collections. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Similar books by other authors

The Fifth Season
(Broken Earth, book 1)
N K Jemisin
Dark Eden
(Dark Eden, book 1)
Chris Beckett

Used availability for Gwyneth Jones's Life

Paperback Editions

October 2004 : USA Paperback

Title: Life
Author(s): Gwyneth A Jones
ISBN: 0-9746559-2-9 / 978-0-9746559-2-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aqueduct Pr
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Life
Author(s): Gwyneth Jones
Publisher: Aqueduct Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA