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The author writes about her homeland--from which she was exiled by the former all-white government--discussing political corruption, AIDS, and communal living

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9780060169374 | Limited edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1992), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Writing inspired by four visits to Zimbabwe, her childhood home, from the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007, Doris Lessing.
9780060168544 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1992, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The author writes about her homeland--from which she was exiled by the former all-white government--discussing political corruption, AIDS, communal living, and more

Paperback:

9780060924331 | Reprint edition (Perennial, August 1, 1993), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The author writes about her homeland--from which she was exiled by the former all-white government--discussing political corruption, AIDS, and communal living

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Stories depict life in white-ruled Rhodesia and illustrate the clash between Blacks and whites

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9780671428099 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Stories depict life in white-ruled Rhodesia and illustrate the clash between Blacks and whites
9780445084377 | Popular Library, July 1, 1976, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: All of the stories Miss Lessing has written about Africa prior to 1965 are included in this collection

Miscellaneous:

9780061862496 | 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

A sequel to The Fifth Child finds a grown Ben in the care of good-hearted prostitute Rita and her boyfriend, who enlists the unknowing Ben to help him transport drugs to Paris. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780002261951 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, November 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: A sequel to one of Lessing's most celebrated novels, The Fifth Child.
9780060196288, titled "Ben, in the World: The Sequel to the Fifth Child" | Harpercollins, July 1, 2000, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Ben, now grown and in the care of good-hearted prostitute Rita and her boyfriend, unknowingly helps them transport drugs to Paris.

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9780060934651, titled "Ben, in the World: The Sequel to the Fifth Child" | 1 edition (Perennial, August 1, 2001), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: A sequel to The Fifth Child finds a grown Ben in the care of good-hearted prostitute Rita and her boyfriend, who enlists the unknowing Ben to help him transport drugs to Paris.

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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

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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

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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

Paperback:

9780679741848 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 1, 1992), cover price $25.00

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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

Hardcover:

9780671135805, titled "Children of Violence: Book I" | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1964, cover price $7.50

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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.

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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.

Miscellaneous:

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

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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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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9788483280256 | Planeta Pub Corp, March 1, 1999, cover price $14.95
9788483280256 | Planeta Pub Corp, March 1, 1999, cover price $14.95

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

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Jane Somers, a widowed, middle-aged journalist, describes the development of a chance friendship with an elderly woman and an improbable romance with a man Jane meets on the street

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9780394729558 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1984, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Jane Somers, a widowed, middle-aged journalist, describes the development of a chance friendship with an elderly woman and an improbable romance with a man Jane meets on the street

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The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

Hardcover:

9780394529684 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

Paperback:

9780394723860 | Random House Inc, March 1, 1984, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The fifth volume of the author's 'Canopus in Argos' series focuses on the madness and false promise of words, rhetoric-induced delusion, as suffered by a young Canopean official in the small Volyen Empire

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Product Description: Product information not available.

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9780313212703 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1981, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: Product information not available.

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Collects conversations with the writer spanning the 1960s to the 1990s

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9780865380806 | Ontario Review Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $13.95 | also contains Doris Lessing: Conversations | About this edition: Collects conversations with the writer spanning the 1960s to the 1990s

A sample collection of the short stories, novels, and non-fiction of the British writer includes excerpts from The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and other works

Hardcover:

9780394573076 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 1, 1989, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A sample collection of the short stories, novels, and non-fiction of the British writer includes excerpts from The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and other works

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Product Description: The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowledged as the greatest influence on English-language literature in history...read more
By Doris May Lessing (introduced by)

Paperback:

9780802136145 | Grove Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: The publication of the King James version of the Bible, translated between 1603 and 1611, coincided with an extraordinary flowering of English literature and is universally acknowledged as the greatest influence on English-language literature in history.

Hardcover:

9788445070949 | Minotauro Ediciones Avd, May 1, 2003, cover price $23.95
9788445070949 | Minotauro Ediciones Avd, May 1, 2003, cover price $23.95

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Product Description: As the turbulent years following the Russian revolution of 1917 settle down into a new Soviet reality, the brilliant and eccentric zoologist Persikov discovers an amazing ray that drastically increases the size and reproductive rate of living organisms...read more
By Hugh Aplin (trans), Mikhail Bulgakov and Doris May Lessing (introduced by)

Paperback:

9781843910633 | Hesperus Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: As the turbulent years following the Russian revolution of 1917 settle down into a new Soviet reality, the brilliant and eccentric zoologist Persikov discovers an amazing ray that drastically increases the size and reproductive rate of living organisms.

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Product Description: An inspired work of science fiction and a biting political allegory, Bulgakov's The Fatal Eggs tells of a brilliant scientist whose experiments with life spiral terribly—and fatefully—out of control. Quite by chance, Professor Persikov discovers a new form of light ray whose effect, when directed at living cells, is to accelerate growth in primitive organisms...read more

Paperback:

9781843914112 | Reprint edition (Hesperus Pr, August 30, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An inspired work of science fiction and a biting political allegory, Bulgakov's The Fatal Eggs tells of a brilliant scientist whose experiments with life spiral terribly—and fatefully—out of control.

Four children, a beautiful old house, the love of relatives and friends, Harriet and David Lovatt's life is a hymn to domestic bliss and old-fashioned family values. But when their fifth child is born, a sickly and implacable shadow is cast over this tender idyll.

Hardcover:

9780007154395 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 20, 2003), cover price $16.35 | also contains The Fifth Child | About this edition: Four children, a beautiful old house, the love of relatives and friends, Harriet and David Lovatt's life is a hymn to domestic bliss and old-fashioned family values.
9780394571058 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 1, 1988, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Amid the turbulent atmosphere of the late 1960s, Harriet and David Lovatt manage to keep their family safely detached from outside turmoil--until the birth of their fifth child, who is abnormally strong, demanding, even violent

Paperback:

9780679721826 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 1989), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ben, now grown and in the care of good-hearted prostitute Rita and her boyfriend, unknowingly helps them transport drugs to Paris.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781856956673 | Unabridged edition (Isis Audio, April 1, 1995), cover price $51.95 | About this edition: Classic horror of a family torn apart by the arrival of Ben, their feral fifth child.

Prebinding:

9781439513255 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $21.95

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