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Product Description: In the early 1960s, financial circumstances demand that Frances and her sons move in with her ex-mother-in-law. Adding insult to injury, her ex-husband has just dumped his second wife's problem child at Frances' feet. As the world's political landscape takes a surreal turn, Lessing documents the social movement and disillusionment of a post-war generation, for whom the impossible dream will always endure...read more

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9788496546967 | Italian edition edition (Spanish Pubs Llc, September 28, 2006), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In the early 1960s, financial circumstances demand that Frances and her sons move in with her ex-mother-in-law.

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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

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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.

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Product Description: Doris Lessing is one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of the second half of the twentieth century. With the four short novels in this collection, she once again proves herself unrivalled in her ability to capture the truth of the human condition.

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9780060530105 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, January 1, 2004), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Explores the complexities of the human condition in four short novels that include the title novella, 'Victoria and the Staveneys,' 'The Reason for It,' and 'A Love Child,' in which a soldier becomes convinced that a child resulted from his brief wartimelove affair.

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9780786272228 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 3, 2005), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Doris Lessing is one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of the second half of the twentieth century.
9780060530112 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2005), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Explores the complexities of the human condition in four short novels that include the title novella, 'Victoria and the Staveneys,' 'The Reason for It,' and 'A Love Child,' in which a soldier becomes convinced that a child resulted from his brief wartimelove affair.

A collection of literary essays and criticism includes the author's reviews of classic books, commentaries on world politics, and insights into the role of personal experience in the creation of literature.

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9780060831400 | Harpercollins, December 1, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A collection of literary essays and criticism includes the author's reviews of classic books, commentaries on world politics, and insights into the role of personal experience in the creation of literature.
9780007179855 | Gardners Books, September 6, 2004, cover price $44.30 | About this edition: A wonderfully warm, funny, nostalgic collection that ranges across many decades and subjects.

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9780060831417, titled "Time Bites: Views & Reviews" | Perennial, December 1, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of literary essays and criticism by the award-winning author of The Golden Notebook and The Sweetest Dream includes her reviews of classic books, commentaries on world politics, and insights into the role of personal experience in the creation of literature.
9780007179862 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, October 17, 2005, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: In this collection of the very best of Doris Lessing's essays, we are treated to the wisdom and keen insight of a writer who has learned, over the course of a brilliant career spanning more than half a century, to read the world differently.

Miscellaneous:

9780061967740 | Harpercollins, December 29, 2009, cover price $10.99

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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)

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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: Doris Lessing's two short novels A Home for the Highland Cattle, a wry portrait of African settler society, and The Antheap, set in the gold fields of the former Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), were originally published in Five (1953), a collection of Lessing's shorter fictional works...read more

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9781551113630 | Broadview Pr, October 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Doris Lessing's two short novels A Home for the Highland Cattle, a wry portrait of African settler society, and The Antheap, set in the gold fields of the former Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), were originally published in Five (1953), a collection of Lessing's shorter fictional works.

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Product Description: Shows the connection between extreme cult manipulation and group pressures that can be found in any organization. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780972002127 | Bay Tree Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Shows the connection between extreme cult manipulation and group pressures that can be found in any organization.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788423334834 | Poc edition (Destino, May 1, 2003), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD
9788423334834 | Poc edition (Destino, May 1, 2003), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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

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.

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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

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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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9788445074497 | Minotauro Ediciones Avd, March 1, 2003, cover price $30.95

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.

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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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The author examines her life through stories of the cats she has cared for. (view table of contents)

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9781580800365 | Burford Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author examines her life through stories of the cats she has cared for.

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This is the first volume of Doris Lessing's 'Collected African Stories'. She portrays the helpless collisions and alienations of the races in South Africa.

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9780002257053 | New edition (Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 6, 2000), cover price $28.30 | About this edition: This is the first volume of Doris Lessing's 'Collected African Stories'.

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Product Description: New renderings of classic Indian folk epics from the 2000-year-old Fables of Bidpai.• These timeless, charming, and humorous tales have survived through the centuries and have resurfaced in most of our popular moral fables.• These tales have received the highest praise from authors of some of the world's finest literature...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Margaret Kilrenny (illustrator), Doris May Lessing (introduced by) and Ramsay Wood

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9780892818167 | Inner Traditions, March 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: New renderings of classic Indian folk epics from the 2000-year-old Fables of Bidpai.

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In a distant future plagued by drought, a sevenyearold girl, accompanied by her brother, encounters a variety of strange peoples in her insatiable thirst for selfknowledge. Reprint.

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9780060182946 | Harperflamingo, January 1, 1999, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In a distant future plagued by drought, a seven-year-old girl, accompanied by her brother, encounters a variety of strange peoples in her insatiable thirst for self-knowledge

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9780060930561 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2000), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In a distant future plagued by drought, a seven-year-old girl, accompanied by her brother, encounters a variety of strange peoples in her insatiable thirst for self-knowledge.

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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)

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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.

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In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions.

Hardcover:

9780394543390 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1985, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure, of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the nece

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9780394746296 | Vintage Books, October 1, 1986, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786115303 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 1999), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: In her mid-thirties, intelligent, resourceful, and sensitive, Alice Mellings is the organizer, the mother-figure of a vagabond radical group, some of whose members become active terrorists, confronting the group with dissension, real danger, and the necessity of making crucial decisions.

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The experiences of two women provide the framework for an intense literary study of liberated womanhood, in a new edition--which includes an author biography and publication history--of a novel originally published in 1962. Original. NYT. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780809591466 | Borgo Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007.
9780671287702 | Reissue edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1984), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for this intense literary study of liberated womanhood

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9780060931407 | Harpercollins, March 1, 1999, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for an intense literary study of liberated womanhood, in a new edition--which includes an author biography and publication history--of a novel originally published in 1962
9780060975906 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 1994), cover price $14.00 | also contains Where the Echo Began: And Other Oral Traditions from Southwestern Alaska | About this edition: Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks.
9780553262100, titled "Golden Notebook" | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, December 1, 1979), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The experiences of two women provide the framework for this intense literary study of liberated womanhood

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9781559946230 | Caedmon Audio Cassette, May 1, 1992, cover price $12.00 | About this edition: One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007.

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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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9780904674286 | Cultural Research, January 1, 1999, cover price $8.00
9780904674286 | Cultural Research, January 1, 1999, cover price $8.00

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In the second volume of her autobiography, Lessing details her membership in the Communist Party in London, her bohemian lifestyle in the 1950s, views on relationships, attitudes of men toward women, love, and sex, and profiles such famous people as Nelson Algren, Henry Kissinger, and others. Reprint.

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9780060929565 | Perennial, October 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In the second volume of her autobiography, Lessing details her membership in the Communist Party in London, her bohemian lifestyle in the 1950s, views on relationships, attitudes of men toward women, love, and sex, and profiles such famous people as Nelson Algren, Henry Kissinger, and others.

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In the second volume of her autobiography, Lessing details her membership in the Communist Party in London, her bohemian lifestyle in the 1950s, views on relationships, attitudes of men toward women, love, and sex, and profiles of such famous as people as Nelson Algren, Henry Kissinger, and others.

Hardcover:

9780060182953 | Harpercollins, October 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Lessing details her membership in the communist party in London, her bohemian lifestyle in the 1950s, views on relationships, attitudes of men toward women, and love and sex

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Widowed for many years, sixty-five-year-old Sarah finds herself unexpectedly in love again, first with a seductive actor thirty-seven years her junior and then with the more mature play director Henry, making her reexamine her own personal history of love. Reprint. PW.

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9781568953410 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, July 1, 1996), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A story of love and desire in an older woman finds sixty-five-year-old Sarah Durham in relationships with two younger men and follows her struggles with the feelings of her youth
9780060176877 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1996, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A story of love and desire in an older woman finds sixty-five-year-old Sarah Durham in relationships with two younger men and follows her struggles with the feelings of her youth

Paperback:

9780060927967 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 1997), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A story of love and desire in an older woman finds sixty-five-year-old Sarah Durham in relationships with two younger men and follows her struggles with the feelings of her youth

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780745173672 | Chivers Audio Books, December 1, 1991, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: Love, Again tells the story of a 65-year-old woman who falls in love and struggles to maintain her sanity.

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