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Darcy's Utopia

3.22 of 5 stars 3.22  ·  rating details  ·  147 ratings  ·  6 reviews
A provocative view of modern society weaved into a tale of explosive love and, perhaps, even, black magic. Scandalous Eleanor Darcy, wild young wife of a world-famous economist, sketches her vision of Utopia to two journalists, Hugo Vansitart and Valarie Jones. In glorious detail, she describes an earthly paradise of peace, love and technological progress where sex is plen ...more
Published (first published January 1st 1990)
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Manda
I struggled to get going with this one - for the oddest reason really - I didn't like the font. I've never had that issue arise with a book before. Anyway, I dipped into the book here and there to see if I could overcome that by getting drawn into the story, but the characters seemed narcistic; I didn't particularly want to get to know them, so I gave up.
Manny
The running joke is "the masculine gender includes the feminine, and the singular the plural". Apart from that, I'm afraid that I can't remember a thing about it. Not one of Fay Weldon's more successful efforts.
Saya Hashimoto
Didn't finish it; not because I hated it but got distracted. Which gives you some idea of how absorbing it was.
Madeleine
" Het utopia van Darcy"
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Fay Weldon CBE is an English author, essayist and playwright, whose work has been associated with feminism. In her fiction, Weldon typically portrays contemporary women who find themselves trapped in oppressive situations caused by the patriarchal structure of British society.

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