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In the future, marriage is illegal–but still a remnant remains.
As the City outlaws its most sacred institution, a new generation fights to restore the sanctity of marriage. A dystopian retelling of the Song of Solomon love story in the tradition of Orwell, Huxley, and Bradbury.
Sol 203119’s job is to date–for pleasure and procreation–when and where and with whom the City tells him. And he hates it, but he doesn’t know why, and when a fourth friend at the Academy commits suicide he finally follows a mysterious voice to find a way out for them all.
Lill is a hunter. Raised in the Wilderness by overprotective brothers she can fend for herself with only a slingshot and her wits. But when a spiritual recluse tells her she’s destined for more, she leaves everything and marches resolutely towards the City.
A futuristic interpretation of the classic Song of Solomon love story, The Beams of Our House follows the maturation of two young, would-be lovers and the spiritual battle raging around them.
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