“In a time and place not too far removed from our own, women get their class and status from their husbands but for a very unusual reason. Once chosen, they savour all the honours, joys and rewards accorded to Brutewives.” (From the CPO Website)
Dr. Alison Bateman: medical researcher into brutism
Henry: male or female; lab assistant
Gerry: Dr. Alison’s security
Karen: friend of Shelagh’s
Shelagh: has a husband she hopes is turning brute
Greg: Shelagh’s husband
Fenton: male or female; brute commissioner
Reporter: male or female
1988, CBC Radio
The Chosen is available through the CPO Website.
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