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Mercy More Than Life

The Women Could Fly

By Megan Giddings  

3 Mar, 2023

Doing the WFC's Homework


Megan Giddings’ 2022 The Women Could Fly is a stand-alone modern satirical fantasy.

21st century America enjoys a golden age of civil liberties, in which scapegoating and murdering women on suspicion of being witches is discouraged (in law, if not always in fact), in which licensed witches enjoy a degree of official tolerance, and in which women in general are free to do what they like, as long as what they like involves being married by the age of thirty.

Deviation from the norm, deliberate or otherwise, is always profoundly suspicious. This spells trouble for Josephine Jo” Thomas.

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