She was the first woman he had ever been! An SF transgender erotic classic!Chosen One of the Thirty Most Important Science Fiction Novels of the 1960s, Season of the Witch tells the story of Andre, a man who murders a woman in a post-apocalypticMoreShe was the first woman he had ever been! An SF transgender erotic classic!Chosen One of the Thirty Most Important Science Fiction Novels of the 1960s, Season of the Witch tells the story of Andre, a man who murders a woman in a post-apocalyptic future.
A dangerously low population has resulted in an end to capital punishment. Instead of execution, Andre has his brain transplanted into his victims body, while his own body is given to an aging, brilliant scientist. Andre’s search for his original male body takes him through a series of physically and spiritually disorienting sexual encounters to an unexpected denouement during an Agape ceremony in the temple of a strange, hedonistic cult.
No wonder Foundation called the book, A powerful tale of biological transformation and sexual identity. Or, that 20th Century Science Fiction Writers hailed it book as, A special combination of science fiction and erotic detail and rhetoric.
The quality of the novel artistically justifies this radical strategy. In 1995 the book was filmed as Synapse (U.K. as Memory Run), introducing its unique mix of transgender and science fiction to a whole new audience. Plus New Afterword.Jean Marie Stine has been editor of Galaxy SF and Starblaze Books, and is currently editor of Futures-Past Editions. Her short stories have appeared in numerous publications including Amazing Stories, Galaxy, Pegasus, and SF Sagas, and are collected in Herstory & Other Science Fictions.
During the late 1960s she served as personal assistant to Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, working on special projects- and in the 1970s she wrote the now classic, The Prisoner: A Day in the Life, based on the cult television series starring Patrick McGoohan.