Judith Merril – That Only a Mother (1948)

Judith Merril‘s short story That Only a Mother was first published in the June 1948 issue of Astounding magazine. The version I read was in the anthology Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume One (1929-1964).

That Only a Mother tells the story of mother who gives birth to a child against a background of fear about radiation, nuclear weapons and genetic mutation.

Have you read this story? Let me know what you think.

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