The Children of Men

The Children of Men / Hijos del hombre

Novel , 1992

Faber&Faber / Ediciones B

Under the despotic rule of Xan Lyppiatt, the Warden of England, the old are despairing and the young cruel. Theo Faren, a cousin of the Warden, lives a solitary life in this ominous atmosphere. That is, until a chance encounter with a young woman leads him into contact with a group of dissenters. Suddenly his life is changed irrevocably, as he faces agonising choices which could affect the future of mankind.

Children of Men was adapted into a hit film in 2006, directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Clive Owen, Michael Caine and Julianne Moore.