By Maggie Shen King
From debut writer Maggie Shen King, An extra Male is the chilling dystopian story of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and uprising, set in a near-future China, that additional explores the topics of the classics The Handmaid's Tale and When She Woke.
Under the only baby coverage, everybody plotted to have a son.
Now forty million of them cannot locate wives.
Wei-guo holds speedy to the assumption that so long as he maintains to enhance himself, his small company, and in flip, his state, his probability at love will come. He eventually saves up the dowry required to go into matchmaking talks on the lowest rung as a 3rd husband—the greatest allowed through legislation. just a unmarried family—one harboring an unlawful spouse—shows curiosity, but with May-ling and her husbands, Wei-guo feels visible, heard, and attached to love by no means ahead of. yet everybody and everything—walls, streetlights, rubbish cans—are listening, and males, extra or no longer, are dispensable to the nation. Wei-guo needs to succeed in a brand new realizing of patriotism and try the bounds of his love and his get to the bottom of which will shop himself and this relatives he has come to carry dear.
In Maggie Shen King’s startling and lovely debut, An extra Male looks to discover the intersection of marriage, relatives, gender, and nation in an all-too-plausible future.
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An Excess Male: A Novel by Maggie Shen King