• Wyndham, John   (Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris.)  -  Trouble with Lichen
Mass market paperback. Condition: Very good. Published by Penguin 1964, 2nd printing.(1986) (A bit scuffed, sticker ghost.) , by John Wyndham. Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris. ... 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? ... Cover illustration by John Griffiths. ... [Science Fiction]

Wyndham, John (Pseudonym of John Beynon Harris.) - Trouble with Lichen

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