Study Guide

The Wanting Seed Part 2, Chapter 7

By Anthony Burgess

Part 2, Chapter 7

  • Back in her apartment, Beatrice-Joanna packs a bag, and prepares to run away to her sister's farm in Northern Province.
  • Beatrice-Joanna takes a tube-train to Central London. At the large train terminal in the city, she narrowly avoids being arrested and examined for illegal pregnancy. The terminal is swarming with police, and an officer informs her that many illegally pregnant women have been trying to flee the city. Those sneaky pregnant ladies…
  • Beatrice-Joanna manages to board the train safely, and is soon on her way to her sister's.