Cities at Sea

TitleCities at Sea
Year for Search2016
AuthorsSimons, Martin(b. 1930)
Date Published2016
PublisherXLibris
Place Published[Bloomington, IN]
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The novel is set in a future where, due to global warming, much of the land has flooded, and cities have abandoned the land for huge rafts that float the seas. The cities are strictly hierarchical, there is completely free sexuality, and children are conceived and born outside the body, and are generally presented positively. But the young woman who is the protagonist is bored, and chooses to move to another city to undergo changes that will give her gills that will allow her to live underwater for long periods. At the end, new cities are planned that can move both on and in the water.

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2016 Simons, Martin (b. 1930). Cities at Sea. [Bloomington, IN]: Xlibris. PSt

The novel is set in a future where, due to global warming, much of the land has flooded, and cities have abandoned the land for huge rafts that float the seas. The cities are strictly hierarchical, there is completely free sexuality, and children are conceived and born outside the body, and are generally presented positively. But the young woman who is the protagonist is bored, and chooses to move to another city to undergo changes that will give her gills that will allow her to live underwater for long periods. At the end, new cities are planned that can move both on and in the water.