The Memoirs of a Survivor by Doris Lessing

The Memoirs of a Survivor Paperback May 10 1995

By Doris Lessing
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A compelling vision of a disorietating and barbaric future from Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Many years in the future, city life has broken down, communications have failed and food supplies are dwindling. From her window a middle-aged woman - our narrator - watches things fall apart and records what she witnesses: hordes of people migrating to the countryside, gangs of children roaming the streets. One day, a young girl, Emily, is brought to her house by a stranger and left in her care. A strange, precocious adolescent, drawn to the tribal streetlife and its barbaric rituals, she is unafraid of the harsh world outside, while our narrator retreats into her hidden world where reality fades and the past is revisited ...

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publisher
Flamingo
Publication date
May 10 1995
Language
English
Pages
192
ISBN-13
9780006493259
ISBN-10
0006493254
Weight
140g
Dimensions
129.0mm x 198.0mm