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Briefing for a Descent into Hell

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Publisher Comments:

A fascinating look inside the mind of a man who is supposedly “mad.” Professor Charles Watkins of Cambridge University is a patient at a mental hospital where the doctors try with increasing drugs to bring his mind under control. But Watkins has embarked on a tremendous psychological adventure where, after spinning endlessly on a raft in the Atlantic, he lands on a tropical island inhabited by strange creatures with strange customs. Later, he is carried off on a cosmic journey into space…

Synopsis:

A fascinating look inside the mind of a man who is supposedly "mad."

From the Paperback edition.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307777638
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Doris May Lessing
Author:
Lessing, Doris May
Author:
Lessing, Doris
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19810412
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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