Brood Summary
Jackie Polzin

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Brood Overview

Brood is a novel by Jackie Polzin. The plot follows an unnamed narrator who raises chickens with her husband Percy. The narrator suffered a miscarriage six years earlier and continues to feel a profound sense of loss about this event and the reality that she will never be a mother. The novel addresses themes such as motherhood, time, and solitude.