Three-Book Edition

Three-Book Edition

Doris Lessing

Her first novel, The Grass is Singing, is the story of Mary, a young wife, lonely and trapped in the African bush, until she turns to Moses, the black cook, for kindness and understanding. A landmark of twentieth-century literature, The Golden Notebook is a powerful account of Anna Wulf, a woman searching for her personal and political identity, recording her emotional and creative lives in notebooks of different colours. And in The Good Terrorist, a group of naive revolutionaries sets out to change the world, only to find themselves involved in a protest movement of escalating violence.

Reviews of Three-Book Edition

    • Praise for Doris Lessing:
    • ‘Doris Lessing has changed the way we think about the world.’ Blake Morrison
    • ‘Thank goodness for Doris Lessing. While the rest of us flounder about noisily in the muddy waters of life, she never fails to expose with startling clarity the essential folly of our dreams and good intentions.’ Kate Chisholm, Evening Standard
    • ‘Doris Lessing writes about the parts other novelists cannot reach.’ Observer

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