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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Intelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and early womanhood. She is a romantic idealistic in revolt against the puritan snobbery of her parents, trying to live to the full with every nerve, emotion, and instinct laid bare to experience.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
"Africa belongs to the Africans; the sooner they take it back the better. But--a country also belongs to those who feel at home in it. Perhaps it may be that love of Africa the country will be strong enough to link people who hate each other now. Perhaps..." Going Home is Doris Lessing's account of her first journey back to Africa, the land in... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 16.99
Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five novels, first published in the 1950's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating life into fiction, creating her most complex and compelling character, Martha Quest. more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
In Pursuit of the English is a novelist's account of a lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, pathetic, full-blooded life in a working-class rooming house. It is a shrewd and unsentimental picture of Londoners you've probably never met or even read about--though they are the real English. The cast of characters--if that term can be applied to... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
The stories and sketches in this collection penetrate to the heart of human experience with the passion and intelligence readers have come to expect of Doris Lessing. Most of the piece are set in contemporary London, a city the author loves for its variety, its diversity, its transitoriness, the way it connects the life of animals and birds in the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
Doris Lessing's contemporary gothic horror story?centered on the birth of a baby who seems less than human?probes society's unwillingness to recognize its own brutality.Harriet and David Lovatt, parents of four children, have created an idyll of domestic bliss in defiance of the social trends of late 1960s England. While around them crime and unrest... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
The Good Terrorist follows Alice Mellings, a woman who transforms her home into a headquarters for a group of radicals who plan to join the IRA. As Alice struggles to bridge her ideology and her bourgeois upbringing, her companions encounter unexpected challenges in their quest to incite social change against complacency and capitalism. With a nuanced... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
This is the first volume in the series of novels Doris Lessing calls collectively Canopus in Argos: Archives . Presented as a compilation of documents, reports, letters, speeches and journal entries, this purports to be a general study of the planet Shikasta?clearly the planet Earth?to be used by history students of the higher planet Canopus and to... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2011; US$ 14.95
In her 1985 CBC Massey Lectures Doris Lessing addresses the question of personal freedom and individual responsibility in a world increasingly prone to political rhetoric, mass emotions, and inherited structures of unquestioned belief. The Nobel Prize-winning author of more than thirty books, Doris Lessing is one of our most challenging and important... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
As resonant with social and political themes as Lessing?s masterpiece ?The Golden Notebook?, ?The Diaries of Jane Somers? sees the author returns to the realism of her early fiction with the wisdom and experience of maturity. more...