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Hardcover:

9780690007473 | Revised edition (Ty Crowell Co, April 1, 1975), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Set in South Africa under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is both a riveting chronicle of human disintegration and a beautifully understated social critique.

Paperback:

9780007594467, titled "The Grass Is Singing" | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, May 1, 2014, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Grass Is Singing | About this edition: books
9780007498802, titled "The Grass Is Singing" | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, January 17, 2013, cover price $14.95 | also contains The Grass Is Singing | About this edition: Set in South Africa under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is both a riveting chronicle of human disintegration and a beautifully understated social critique.
9780582417892, titled "The Grass Is Singing" | Prentice Hall, February 1, 2000, cover price $9.00
9780060953461, titled "The Grass Is Singing" | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2000), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In colonial South Africa, the wife of a poor former and an unusual black servant are drawn into a dance of attraction and revulsion that eventually leads to violence.
9780452261198, titled "The Grass Is Singing" | Reissue edition (Plume, March 1, 1995), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Mary marries Charlie Turner, a poor white South African farmer.

Martha Quest enters into a curious and uncertain second marriage and becomes active in Communist politics in racially intolerant British Africa

Hardcover:

9780809591718 | Borgo Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $35.00

Paperback:

9780060976644 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Martha Quest enters into a curious and uncertain second marriage and becomes active in Communist politics in racially intolerant British Africa

Miscellaneous:

9780062047922 | Harpercollins, November 23, 2010, cover price $12.99

An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of a failing marriage. Finally, she must make the heartbreaking choice of whether to sacrifice her child as she turns her back on marriage and security. A Proper Marriage is the second novel in Doris Lessing's classic Children of Violence series of novels, each a masterpiece on its own right, and, taken together, an incisive and all-encompassing vision of our world in the twentieth century.

Hardcover:

9780809591701 | Borgo Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of a failing marriage.

Paperback:

9780060976637 | Reissue edition (Perennial, October 1, 1995), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Feeling trapped and alienated by her husband, Martha Quest must choose between the security of marriage and the sacrifices of independence

Miscellaneous:

9780062047939 | Harpercollins, August 31, 2010, cover price $9.99

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.

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9780809591732, titled "The Four-Gated City" | Borgo Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin.
9780394425184, titled "The Four-Gated City" | Random House Inc, May 1, 1969, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: After moving to London Martha finds herself being drawn toward a Bohemian way of life

Paperback:

9780060976675, titled "The Four-Gated City" | Reissue edition (Perennial, October 1, 1995), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: After moving to London, Martha Quest finds herself being drawn toward a Bohemian way of life
9780553228113 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, June 1, 1980), cover price $4.95 | also contains Barbie Spring 2016 Movie Chapter Book | About this edition: Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin.

Miscellaneous:

9780062047946, titled "The Four-gated City" | Harpercollins, October 5, 2010, cover price $12.99

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Martha Quest, a passionate and intelligent young British woman growing up on a farm in Africa, rebels against her snobbish parents as she determines to live her life to the fullest. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9780809591695 | Borgo Pr, September 1, 1970, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9780060959692 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, February 1, 2001), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Martha Quest, a passionate and intelligent young British woman growing up on a farm in Africa, rebels against her snobbish parents as she determines to live her life to the fullest.
9780060976668 | Perennial, October 1, 1995, cover price $14.00 | also contains Irish Rebel: John Devoy and America's Fight for Ireland's Freedom | About this edition: Martha Quest, a young British woman growing up on a farm in Africa, rebels against her snobbish parents
9780452265769 | Reissue edition (Plume, May 1, 1993), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: 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.

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The author recounts her first journey back to Africa, where she grew up, relating how her return to Southern Rhodesia in 1956 confirmed her love for Africa and her hatred of the 'white supremacy' espoused by its ruling class

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9780060976309 | Perennial, April 1, 1996, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The author recounts her first journey back to Africa, where she grew up, relating how her return to Southern Rhodesia in 1956 confirmed her love for Africa and her hatred of the 'white supremacy' espoused by its ruling class

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When Martha Quest's second marriage begins to fall apart, she fights her growing disillusionment by engaging in a love affair that proves to be only temporarily successful

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9780060976651 | Reissue edition (Perennial, October 1, 1995), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: When Martha Quest's second marriage begins to fall apart, she fights her growing disillusionment by engaging in a love affair that proves to be only temporarily successful

Miscellaneous:

9780061849718 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061862496 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Dann travels with a snow dog, hunting for knowledge and grappling with despair, while Mara's daughter and Griot embark on a strange adventure, discovering that love and song can bring happiness.

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9780060530129 | Harpercollins, January 1, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Dann travels with a snow dog, hunting for knowledge and grappling with despair, while Mara's daughter and Griot embark on a strange adventure, discovering that love and song can bring happiness.

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9780060530136 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2007), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Dann is now all grown up and is traveling with a snow dog, hunting for knowledge and grappling with despair, while Mara's daughter and Griot embark on a strange adventure, discovering that love and song can bring happiness, in the sequel to Mara and Dann.

Miscellaneous:

9780061874796, titled "Story of General Dann and Mara's Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog" | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061868269 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

The sequel to the acclaimed novel THE FIFTH CHILD Ben Lovatt never fits in. He seems awkward - too big, too strong, inhumanly made. Those who do not understand him - including his own mother - want him locked up. But now he has come of age and finds himself alone in the South of France, in Brazil and in the mountains of the Andes, where at last he discovers where he has come from and who are his people.

Hardcover:

9780753163801 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, October 1, 2001), cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The sequel to the acclaimed novel THE FIFTH CHILD Ben Lovatt never fits in.

Miscellaneous:

9780061967870 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061847660 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $9.99

Miscellaneous:

9780061868559 | Harpercollins, October 13, 2009, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: In this ambitious novel of madness and release, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Doris Lessing imagines the fantastical "inner-space" life of an amnesiac.Charles Watkins, a Professor of Classics at Cambridge University, has suffered a breakdown, confined to a mental hospital as his friends and doctors attempt to bring him back to reality...read more

Hardcover:

9780394421988 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 1, 1971, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Depicts a professor's fantastic adventure fantasies while undergoing a mental breakdown in a hospital

Paperback:

9780307390615 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, July 14, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In this ambitious novel of madness and release, shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Doris Lessing imagines the fantastical "inner-space" life of an amnesiac.
9781400077267 | Vintage Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A fascinating look inside the mind of a man who is supposedly “mad.
9780394746623 | Vintage Books, May 1, 1981, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Depicts a professor's fantastic adventure fantasies while undergoing a mental breakdown in a hospital

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Product Description: Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.As the summer begins, Kate Brown—attractive, intelligent, forty-five, happily married, with a house in the London suburbs and three grown children—has no reason to expect that anything will change...read more

Hardcover:

9780394484280 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 1, 1973, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: With her children grown and her husband away in America for several months, Kate Brown finds herself alone for the first time in twenty years

Paperback:

9780307390622 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, July 14, 2009), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.
9780394710952 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1983, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: With her children grown and her husband away in America for several months, Kate Brown finds herself alone for the first time in twenty years

As Frances Lennox and her two sons try to make the best of their situation living with her conservative mother-in-law, her ex-husband dumps his second wife's problem child at her feet, in a novel that recreates the tumultuous political landscape of the 1960s.

Hardcover:

9780066213347 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2002, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: As Frances Lennox and her two sons try to make the best of their situation living with her conservative mother-in-law, her ex-husband dumps his second wife's problem child at her feet, in a novel that recreates the tumultuous political landscape of the 1960s.

Paperback:

9780060937553 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: As Frances Lennox and her two sons try to make the best of their situation living with her conservative mother-in-law, her ex-husband dumps his second wife's problem child at her feet, in a novel that recreates the tumultuous political landscape of the 1960s.

Miscellaneous:

9780061760334 | Harpercollins, March 17, 2009, cover price $10.99

Paperback:

9788483467299 | Poc edition (Debolsillo, May 1, 2008), cover price $13.95

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Product Description: Este volumen contiene cinco conferencias que la escritora expuso en 1985 en las que la autora, galardonada con el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2007, estructura una honda reflexión sobre las posibilidades de la racionalidad frente al totalitarismo...read more

Hardcover:

9789681685317 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Este volumen contiene cinco conferencias que la escritora expuso en 1985 en las que la autora, galardonada con el Premio Nobel de Literatura 2007, estructura una honda reflexión sobre las posibilidades de la racionalidad frente al totalitarismo.

Paperback:

9789681685300 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, December 31, 2007, cover price $9.99

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9788420631400 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: CUENTOS AFRICANOS (T.
9788420631660 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $38.95
9788420631905 | Alianza Editorial Sa, June 30, 2007, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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Product Description: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes...read more

Hardcover:

9780809591572 | Borgo Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.

Paperback:

9780887845215 | House of Anansi Pr, November 1, 1998, cover price $9.95
9780060390778 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1987, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: In this collection of five original essays, the author examines the current state of humanity--and inhumanity--and urges the individual to rise above the constraints of society to build a better world

CD/Spoken Word:

9780660196701 | Unabridged edition (Cbc Radio Canada, February 28, 2007), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In this perceptive collection of essays, Doris Lessing addresses directly the prime questions before us all: how to think for ourselves, how to understand what we know, how to pick a path in a world deluged with opinions and information, and how to look at our society and ourselves with fresh eyes.

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In an ancient society solely populated by women whose childbirth cycles are controlled by the moon, community harmony is thrown into jeopardy by the unheralded birth of a boy, whose existence brings into awareness the role of gender in virtually every aspect of daily life. 25,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060834869 | Harpercollins, August 1, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In an ancient society solely populated by women whose childbirth cycles are controlled by the moon, community harmony is thrown into jeopardy by the unheralded birth of a boy, whose existence brings into awareness the role of gender in virtually every aspect of daily life.
9780007233434 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, January 2, 2007, cover price $28.50 | also contains The Cleft | About this edition: Covers the themes that inspired much of the author's early writing: how men and women, two similar and yet thoroughly distinct creatures, manage to live side by side in the world, and how the specifics of gender affect every aspect of our existence.

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