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The grandmothers

Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Doris Lessing provides four short novels in this collection. The title story, "The Grandmothers", is a shockingly intimate portrait of an unconventional extended family and the lengths to which they will go to find happiness and love.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0007152817 9780007152810
OCLC Number: 56648161
Notes: Originally published: London: Flamingo, 2003.
Description: 311 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The grandmothers --
Victoria and the Staveneys --
The reason for it --
A love child.
Responsibility: Doris Lessing.

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Four novellas by Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, that once again show her to be unequalled in her ability to capture the truth of the human condition.  Read more...

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'Lessing's prose is as vigorous in these stories as it has ever been. She has an extraordinary feel not only for landscape but also for the human creature within it.' The Times 'In these Read more...

 
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