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The Hormone Factory

The Hormone Factory (Paperback)

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"A dark, fascinating exploration of man's nature." - The Lancet. A riveting thriller about greed, power, hormones, illicit sex, and women ...and the monstrous megalomaniac who believes he can have it all. Vainglorious Mordechai de Paauw is ruthless: in the years before World War II, the Dutch pharmaceutical entrepreneur is on the cutting edge of science and determined to develop the contraceptive pill...no matter what the cost. Testing hormonal treatments on his female workers, and sexually exploiting them, Mordechai's secret immoral life and his successful company are threatened by the rise of Hitler and, years later, a shocking scandal involving his brash son. Will Mordechai ever find redemption, and will the women he manipulates regain control over their own bodies?

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Saraband Publication Date: 23/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781910192290  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dutch writer Saskia Goldschmidt worked as both a youth theatre producer and drama teacher before she wrote Compulsory Happiness, about her growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust. The Hormone Factory was an instant success in the Netherlands and has been published in Germany, Israel and the United States.

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