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The children of men

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The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization itself is crumbling as suicide and despair become commonplace. Oxford historian Theodore Faron, apathetic toward a future without a future, spends most of his time reminiscing. Then he is approached by Julian, a bright, attractive woman who wants him to help get her an audience with his cousin, the powerful Warden of England. She and her band of unlikely revolutionaries may just awaken his desire to live . . . and they may also hold the key to survival for the human race. Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future.
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display_description In 2021, with the human race becoming extinct because of the infertility of all males, Oxford historian Theodore Faron is drawn into the schemes of an unlikely group of revolutionaries out to save society.
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subject_facet End of the world -- Fiction, End of the world -- Fictiond, History teachers -- Fiction, Infertility, Male -- Fiction, Large type books, Oxford (England) -- Fiction, Science fiction, American, Twenty-first century -- Fiction
title_display The children of men
title_full The Children of Men, The children of men / P.D. James, The children of men [sound recording] / by P.D. James
title_short The children of men
topic_facet End of the world, Fantasy, Fiction, History teachers, Infertility, Male, Large type books, Science Fiction, Science fiction, American, Thriller, Twenty-first century