Modern Living: Modern Living, Jan. 10, 1977

Departing from her usual practice of zinging brash, hostile questions at world leaders, Italian Journalist Oriana Fallaci has turned philosopher-novelist. Her new book, Letter to a Child Never Born, to be published in English next month by Simon & Schuster, is the monologue of a nameless, husbandless professional delivered to her unborn child. The baby dies in the womb, but not before its mother probes her own motives for childbearing and the infant's right to be born. "This is a story about a doubt, the biggest of all—whether or not to bring a...

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