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The first century after Beatrice


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The First Century After Beatrice - Maalouf, Amin, and Blair, Dorothy S (Translated by)
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A French entomologist, attending a symposium in Cairo, finds a cruious kind of bean being on a market stall. It is claimed the beans, derived from the scarab beetle, have magic powers; specifically the power to guarantee the brith of a male infant - and when the entomologist does some research in to the matter, discovering the incidence of female birth has become increasingly rare, he is left in no doubt that the world has entered intoa critical phase of its history. As this beloved daughter Beatrice approaches maturity, ...

The First Century After Beatrice 1995, George Braziller, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780807613733


The First Century After Beatrice 1994, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349105994

Mass-market paperback