Childless Voices

Stories of Longing, Loss, Resistance and Choice

Lorna Gibb
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A brave, pioneering book that gives voice to the stories behind an issue that affects millions.

From the playgrounds of Glasgow to the villages of Bangladesh; from religious rites to ancient superstitions; from the world's richest people to its powerless and enslaved, Lorna Gibb's masterful Childless Voices paints a global portrait of people without children. Brilliantly grouped by thematic commonality (Those who long, Those who were denied, Those who Choose, etc) the book is a testament to the power of listening, and the power of sharing stories. It is an essential, moving and surprising book on a subject which touches everyone.

Author bio:

Dr Lorna Gibb is the author of biographies of Rebecca West and Lady Hester Stanhope as well as the author of the novel A Ghost's Story. She is a senior lecturer at Middlesex University.

Category: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781783782642
Publisher: Granta
Imprint: Granta Paperbacks
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Memoirs