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The fifth child

Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic tale from Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, of a family torn apart by the arrival of Ben, their feral fifth child.

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0586089039 9780586089033
OCLC Number: 298928464
Notes: "Previously published in paperback by Flamingo 1993 and by Paladin 1989[.] First published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape Ltd 1988"--Title page verso.
Description: 159 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Doris Lessing.

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`"The Fifth Child" has the intensity of a nightmare, a horror story poised somewhere between a naturalistic account of family life and an allegory that draws on science fiction. Read it and tremble.' Read more...

 
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