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Hera, or Empathy: A Work of Utopian Fiction William Leiss

Hera, or Empathy: A Work of Utopian Fiction

William Leiss

Published April 3rd 2012
ISBN : 9780776619965
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624 pages
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Hera, or Empathy is the first book of the Herasaga, a three book-cycle about the lives of twelve sisters who are genetically engineered to have increased cognitive abilities. As teenagers, the sisters are forced to flee for their lives from theMoreHera, or Empathy is the first book of the Herasaga, a three book-cycle about the lives of twelve sisters who are genetically engineered to have increased cognitive abilities. As teenagers, the sisters are forced to flee for their lives from the remote Indonesian village where they were born. Growing in maturity and independence through the experience, Hera, the eldest and acknowledged leader of the sisters, challenges her fathers right to have engineered his children, basing her argument on the Biblical story of creation. Until one day she discovers that the sisters genes contain modifications that their father never intended...A dialogue in the Socratic tradition, a tribute to Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, Hera, or Empathy will enchant fans of science fiction and science research alike.