A brief History of Killing Children through Competition (in Fiction)

Infanticide has existed ever since the birth of the human race and although it has become pretty taboo over the years, some fiction deals with this quite head-on.

A black and white illustration of people offering a baby as a sacrifice to a bulheaded burning idol.
Offering to Molech — Charles Foster
A portrait of Jonathan Swift seated and writing with a feather.
A portrait of Jonathan Swift seated and writing with a feather.
Portrait of Jonathan Swift by Charles Jervas

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