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Literary Lessons - vocabulary #3

Again, this amazing P. D. James novel increased my vocabulary. These are the ten words I found in there that I didn’t know before.

Honestly, the amount of words I found in this book makes me almost feel like I don’t know the English language at all! 188 more words

P. D. James

The Children of Men by P. D. James

The Children of Men
P. D. James
(cover art by Roy Mehta)
faber and faber 1992
£8.99 (UK)



The year is 2021. No child has been born twenty-five years. 379 more words


A 21st century nativity

The Children of Men begins in England in 2021, in a world where all human males have become sterile and no child will be born again. 409 more words

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Japan's road to extinction

The novelist PD James died a few months ago; known mainly as a writer of detective fiction, not much coverage was given to her brilliant 1992 non-detective novel, The Children of Men that imagines a dystopian United Kingdom in 2021. 749 more words

Society And Politics

Global Nightmare: The Apocalyptic Film

New issue of “CineAction” magazine #95 2015 $8.00 is devoted to horror and the apocalyptic film.  “I Am Legend”, “Night of the Living Dead”, “Children of Men”, “The Day After Tomorrow”  “Melancholia” and the television series “The Walking Dead”  are all analyzed in this new issue. 13 more words


Book Review: “The Children of Men” by P.D. James (4 Stars)

Mass infertility leaves a dwindling society listless and jaded, but hope and faith lies in the hands of the meek. This story has a reflective deepness. 1,657 more words

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