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Briefing for a descent into Hell

Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1971.
Series: Borzoi book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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An unidentified man is admitted to a London hospital after he is found wandering on the Embankment. Later identified as a Cambridge lecturer, he remains oblivious to his past life. This novel develops the idea that mental illness can be a liberating experience for both the individual and society.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lessing, Doris May, 1919-
Briefing for a descent into Hell.
New York, Knopf, 1971
(OCoLC)566271260
Online version:
Lessing, Doris May, 1919-
Briefing for a descent into Hell.
New York, Knopf, 1971
(OCoLC)575137081
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0394421981 9780394421988
OCLC Number: 128743
Description: 308 pages 22 cm.
Series Title: Borzoi book.
Responsibility: [by] Doris Lessing.

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An unidentified man is admitted to a London hospital after he is found wandering on the Embankment. Later identified as a Cambridge lecturer, he remains oblivious to his past life. This novel develops the idea that mental illness can be a liberating experience for both the individual and society.

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