Description - The Cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon
An astonishing novel that probes into the strange world of genetic engineering.Joanna May thought herself unique, indivisible - until one day, to her hideous shock, she discovered herself to be five: though childless she was a mother; though an only child she was surrounded by sisters young enough to be her daughers - Jane, Julie, Gina and Alice, the clones of Joanna May.How will they withstand the shock of first meeting? And what of the avenging Carl, Joanna's former husband and the clones' creator: will he take revenge for his wife's infidelity and destroy her sisters one by one?In this astonishing novel, Fay Weldon weaves a web of paradox quite awesome in its cunning. Probing into the strange world of genetic engineering, The Cloning of Joanna May raises frightening questions about our identity as individuals - and provides some startling answers. Funny, serious, revolutionary, this is the work of a master storyteller at the height of her powers.
Buy The Cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - The Cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon
Book Reviews - The Cloning of Joanna May by Fay Weldon
Author Biography - Fay Weldon
Fay Weldon was born and raised in New Zealand. Her novels and short stories best-sell around the world and wherever they go are awarded great critical acclaim. Her film and TV work wins enthusiastic viewers by the million, worldwide.