Parallel Futures

Hybrid Child: A Novel
Mariko Ohara, translated by Jodie Beck

Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Sep 2018 | University of Minnesota Press | 9781517904906 | 304pp | 215x139mm | RFB | AUD$29.99, NZD$34.99

The child as mother, the mother as monster, the monster as hero: this shape-shifting story of nourishment, nurture, and parturition is a rare feminist work of speculative fiction and received the prestigious Seiun (Nebula) Award in 1991. Mariko Ōhara's Hybrid Child is the first English translation of a major work of science fiction by a female Japanese author.