Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercys landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily than ever before. After being unjustly committed to a mental institution, Connie Ramos is contacted by an envoy from the year 2137, who shows her a utopian future of sexual and racial equality and environmental harmony. But Connie also bears witness to another potential outcome: a dystopian society of grotesque exploitation. One will become our world. And Connie herself may strike the decisive blow... The classic feminist science fiction novel reissued on its 40th anniversary with a new introduction by the author. Harrowing and prescient and often compared to The Handmaids Tale Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation of readers.