The Wanting Seed - Anthony Burgess

The Wanting Seed

Anthony Burgess

Book Summary

The Wanting Seed could be described as a Malthusian comedy, for its underlying theme is the problem the whole world may soon have to face--over-population--and its technique is fantasy and caricature. The setting is England (one of the chief members of Enspun or the English-Speaking Union) and the time is less the future than a sort of extension of the present.The story is