- “A satirical science fiction allegory where the
weather's mastered and the battle of the sexes has
been settled for good.” Wilmington Star-News,
March 20, 2005.
- "Crafted with genius symbolism. Can be read over
and over again and is perfect for book club
conversation." John Weaver, pageonelit.com, April
- "A triumph expressing a crucial message for
counter-culture and would-be world-transformers
of all walks of life, from humanitarians and pacifists
to feminists and libertarians." Michael Dunford,
Midwest Book Review, June 2007
- Society for Utopian Studies --reading & discussion,
annual meeting, Toronto, October 2007
- Included in the curriculum for Creative Writing at
- Part of the permanent Utopia collection at Penn
State libraries and the permanent collection at
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
- Xen is not recommended for readers under the
age of 16.
OCLC KEY WORDS: fiction--xenophobia, misanthrophy, feminism, weather, philosophy. Allegories,
humorous stories, utopias, science fiction
© Copyright 2004-2012 by Avar Press. All rights reserved.
Xen -- a satire about the new world order
by D. J. Solomon
The end of hate & prejudice...begins with you!
In this Apocalyptic tale, a misanthropic geneticist
designs a world without evil, ending the battle of the
sexes, and unwittingly triggers another doomsday
countdown. Neither conspiracy theorists nor the
plutocrats get it right in this political satire of the new
Publication date: November 2004
XEN © Copyright 2004 D. J.
Solomon All rights reserved.