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August 21st, 2018

REVIEW – Vox by Christina Dalcher

Vox by Christina Dalcher

I knew I would find it hard to read this book. I love dystopian novels and find anything tackling the areas around sexism and feminism intriguing however it is something I am very sensitive to.

Synopsis on Goodreads:

Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter.

On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial—this can’t happen here. Not in America. Not to her.

This is just the beginning.

Soon women can no longer hold jobs. Girls are no longer taught to read or write. Females no longer have a voice. Before, the average person spoke sixteen thousand words a day, but now women only have one hundred to make themselves heard.

But this is not the end.

For herself, her daughter, and every woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice.

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