Frankissstein : a love story

Frankissstein : a love story
Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-
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  • Published: 2019
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Description

"An audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love - against their better judgement - with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI. Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with Mum again, is set to make his fortune launching a new generation of sex dolls for lonely men everywhere. Across the Atlantic, in Phoenix, Arizona, a cryogenics facility houses dozens of bodies of men and women who are medically and legally dead... but waiting to return to life. But the scene is set in 1816, when nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley writes a story about creating a non-biological life-form. `I have no fear, therefore I am powerful.' What will happen when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest thing on the planet? Jeanette Winterson shows us how much closer we are to that future than we realise. Funny and furious, bold and clear-sighted, Frankissstein is a love story about life itself."--Publisher.

Related Subjects

Transgender people--Fiction.
Artificial intelligence--Social aspects--Fiction.
Sex dolls--Fiction.
Cryonics--Fiction.
Gender identity--Fiction.
Genetic engineering--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9781787331419 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-

Title:

Frankissstein : a love story / Jeanette Winterson.

Variant title:

Fran kiss stein : a love story

Variant title:

Frankisstein

Publication Info:

London : Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Vintage, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

343 pages ; 22 cm.

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

Subject term:

Transgender people--Fiction.

Subject term:

Artificial intelligence--Social aspects--Fiction.

Subject term:

Sex dolls--Fiction.

Subject term:

Cryonics--Fiction.

Subject term:

Gender identity--Fiction.

Subject term:

Genetic engineering--Fiction.

Geographic term:

Great Britain--Fiction.

Geographic term:

Phoenix (Ariz.)--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Experimental fiction.

Genre index term:

Science fiction.

Added Entry-Personal Name:

Based on work) Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.

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