"Emotional unity and force ... one of her best works." -- New York Review of Books
"Her impressive first novel is told with all the intensity and passion Miss Lessing compacts into all her work." -- -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"There is passion here, a piercing accuracy a rare sensitivity and power. . . . One can only marvel." -- -- New York Times
About the Author
Winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, Doris Lessing was one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of our time, the recipient of a host of international awards. She wrote more than thirty books—among them the novels Martha Quest, The Golden Notebook, and The Fifth Child. She died in 2013.