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By Maggie Shen King

From debut writer Maggie Shen King, An extra Male is the chilling dystopian story of politics, inequality, marriage, love, and uprising, set in a near-future China, that extra explores the topics of the classics The Handmaid's Tale and When She Woke.

Under the only baby coverage, all people plotted to have a son.

Now forty million of them cannot locate wives. 

China’s One baby coverage and its cultural choice for male heirs have created a society overrun through forty million unmarriageable males. by means of the yr 2030, greater than twenty-five percentage of guys of their overdue thirties won't have a family members in their personal. An extra Male is one such leftover man’s quest for romance and relatives lower than a kingdom that seeks to glorify its prior errors and impose order via authoritarian measures, reinvigorated Communist beliefs, and social engineering.

Wei-guo holds quickly to the idea that so long as he maintains to enhance himself, his small company, and in flip, his state, his likelihood at love will come. He eventually saves up the dowry required to go into matchmaking talks on the lowest rung as a 3rd husband—the greatest allowed through legislation. just a unmarried family—one harboring an unlawful spouse—shows curiosity, but with May-ling and her husbands, Wei-guo feels noticeable, heard, and hooked up to love by no means earlier than. yet all people and everything—walls, streetlights, rubbish cans—are listening, and males, extra or no longer, are dispensable to the country. Wei-guo needs to achieve a brand new realizing of patriotism and try out the boundaries of his love and his get to the bottom of that allows you to shop himself and this relatives he has come to carry dear.

In Maggie Shen King’s startling and gorgeous debut, An extra Male looks to discover the intersection of marriage, family members, gender, and country in an all-too-plausible future.

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