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THE FIFTH CHILD

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THE FIFTH CHILD

by Lessing, Doris

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Preceded the British Jonathan Cape edition. Horror. A family's fifth child is a monster. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 4A-166. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#3304)

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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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book dealer
L. W. Currey, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
3304
Title
THE FIFTH CHILD
Author
Lessing, Doris
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1988
Keywords
Horror; Women

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We buy and sell rare, fine and collectible first edition books, magazines, letters and manuscripts in all fields of popular fiction, with an emphasis on science fiction, fantasy and utopian literature from the earliest times to end of the twentieth century. We are open to the public by appointment only.

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