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Briefing for a Descent Into Hell: A Psychological Thriller (Vintage International) Paperback – July 14, 2009

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"Touching and beautiful." —The New York Review of Books"A brilliant and untamed image of the possibilities that may still constitute man's destiny." —Time"An excursion into private consciousness . . . ending up in the darkest reaches of the unconscious at its most primitive." —The Washington Post Book World

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Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books—novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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