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Trouble with Lichen

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Trouble with Lichen

by Wyndham, John (Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris.) (Cover by John Griffiths.)

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Penguin 1986 [1986] 1964, 2nd printing. (Mass market paperback) Near very good. ... A bit scuffed, sticker ghost. ... Francis Saxover and Diana Brackley, two scientists investigating a rare lichen, discover it has a remarkable property: it retards the aging process. Francis, realising the implications for the world of an ever-youthful, wealthy elite, wants to keep it secret, but Diana sees an opportunity to overturn the male status quo by using the lichen to inspire a feminist revolution. As each scientist wrestles with the implications and practicalities of exploiting the discovery, the world comes ever closer to learning the truth . . . Trouble with Lichen is a scintillating story of the power wielded by science in our lives and asks how much trust should we place in those we appoint to be its guardians? ... Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris. ... Cover by John Griffiths. ... ().

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Francis Saxover and Diana Brackley, two scientists investigating a rare lichen, discover it has a remarkable property: it retards the aging process. Francis, realising the implications for the world of an ever-youthful, wealthy elite, wants to keep it secret, but Diana sees an opportunity to overturn the male status quo by using the lichen to inspire a feminist revolution.As each scientist wrestles with the implications and practicalities of exploiting the discovery, the world comes ever closer to learning the truth . . .Trouble With Lichen is a scintillating story of the power wielded by science in our lives and asks how much trust should we place in those we appoint to be its guardians?

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Title
Trouble with Lichen
Author
Wyndham, John (Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris.) (Cover by John Griffiths.)
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Paperback
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Binding
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Penguin 1986
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