Natural Consequences (Paperback)

Natural Consequences By Elia Barceló, Yolanda Molina-Gavilán (Translator), Andrea Bell (Translator) Cover Image
By Elia Barceló, Yolanda Molina-Gavilán (Translator), Andrea Bell (Translator)
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The Xhroll, an alien humanoid race whose infertility is bringing them near extinction, come into contact with a crew of fertile human astronauts. Their encounter on a remote space station will have significant consequences for both species when a human male winds up impregnated.

Author Elia Barcel 's setup is funny and feminist, and it raises questions of what it means to be "male" or "female"--prescient, considering this novel was first published twenty-five years ago. The anniversary is being celebrated now with the first English-language edition, translated by veteran sci-fi translators Yolanda Molina-Gavil n and Andrea Bell, who also provide a critical introduction.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780826502339
ISBN-10: 0826502334
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication Date: November 15th, 2021
Pages: 196
Language: English