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Joanna Russ The Female Man

A landmark novel for both science fiction and feminism Four women are living in parallel worlds, each with a different gender landscape. When they begin to travel to each other’s worlds, each woman’s preconceptions on gender and what it means to be a woman are challenged. Acclaimed as one of the essential works of science fiction, and a key influence on William Gibson, The Female Man examines gender roles in society and remains a powerful and relevant work today. This new edition includes an introduction by Gwyneth Jones. Joanna Russ is regarded as one of the leading feminist science fiction writers. She has won the Hugo and Nebula Awards and lives in the USA.

Science Fiction B Format PB November £7.99 224pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 575 09499 4 Markets: World XUSAC USA, Translation & Serial: Diana Finch Agency


M.J. Engh Arslan

A seminal work of political science fiction Arslan is a young Asian general who has conquered the USA and then the world. A thoughtful but uncompromising work, Arslan still retains the power to shock. This new edition includes an introduction by Graham Sleight. ‘This is wonderful and terrifying SF’ Samuel R. Delany ‘Something that stands head and shoulders above the other fiction of its time’ Orson Scott Card M.J. Engh is a science fiction author and an Author Emeritus of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She lives in Washington, USA.

Science Fiction B Format PB December £7.99 288pp 198 x 129mm 978 0 575 09501 4 Markets: W orld USA, T ranslation & Serial: MBA