The Grass Is Singing Doris Lessing

The Grass Is Singing

Author: Doris Lessing
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Book Title
The Grass Is Singing
Author
Doris Lessing
ISBN
9780061673740
There is passion here, a piercing accuracy, a rare sensitivity and power. . . . One can only marvel. --New York Times Set in Southern Rhodesia under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is at once a riveting chronicle of human disintegration, a beautifully understated social critique, and a brilliant depiction of the quiet horror of one woman's struggle against a ruthless fate.Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Little by little the ennui of years on the farm works its slow poison. Mary's despair progresses until the fateful arrival of Moses, an enigmatic, virile black servant. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses--master and slave--are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion, until their psychic tension explodes with devastating consequences.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Doris LessingPublisher: Harper PerennialPublished: 09/16/2008ISBN: 9780061673740Pages: 238Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.30w x 0.80d

There is passion here, a piercing accuracy, a rare sensitivity and power. . . . One can only marvel. --New York Times

Set in Southern Rhodesia under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is at once a riveting chronicle of human disintegration, a beautifully understated social critique, and a brilliant depiction of the quiet horror of one woman's struggle against a ruthless fate.

Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Little by little the ennui of years on the farm works its slow poison. Mary's despair progresses until the fateful arrival of Moses, an enigmatic, virile black servant. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses--master and slave--are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion, until their psychic tension explodes with devastating consequences.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/16/2008
ISBN: 9780061673740
Pages: 238
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.30w x 0.80d

There is passion here, a piercing accuracy, a rare sensitivity and power. . . . One can only marvel. --New York Times

Set in Southern Rhodesia under white rule, Doris Lessing's first novel is at once a riveting chronicle of human disintegration, a beautifully understated social critique, and a brilliant depiction of the quiet horror of one woman's struggle against a ruthless fate.

Mary Turner is a self-confident, independent young woman who becomes the depressed, frustrated wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Little by little the ennui of years on the farm works its slow poison. Mary's despair progresses until the fateful arrival of Moses, an enigmatic, virile black servant. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses--master and slave--are trapped in a web of mounting attraction and repulsion, until their psychic tension explodes with devastating consequences.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Doris Lessing
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Published: 09/16/2008
ISBN: 9780061673740
Pages: 238
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.30w x 0.80d