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Shikasta: Re, Colonised Planet 5 (Canopus in Argos--Archives)

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A disturbing allegory, centered around a planet called Shikasta, which bears remarkable similarities to Earth. Through time, a higher planet, Canopus, has documented the progress of Shikasta and tried to distract its inhabitants from the evil influence of the planet Shammat, but the Shikastans continue to hurl themselves toward annihilation.

About the Author

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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ISBN:
9780394749778
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Author:
Lessing, Doris
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
8851
Publication Date:
19810831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.14 x 1.04 in 0.68 lb

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