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ISBN: 0006548083 / ISBN-13: 9780006548089

Briefing for a Descent Into Hell

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Doris Lessing's new novel - which she defines as 'inner space fiction' - is an incomparably exciting voyage into the the marvellous, terrifying, ... Show synopsis

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  • Briefing for a Descent into Hell (Flamingo) – Mass-market paperback (1995)
    by Doris Lessing

    Briefing for a Descent into Hell

    Mass-market paperback, Flamingo
    1995
    English
    256 pages

    ISBN: 0006548083
    ISBN-13: 9780006548089

    A study of a man beyond the verge of a nervous breakdown, this is a brilliant and disturbing novel by Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Penniless, rambling and incoherent, a man is found wandering at night on London's Embankment. Taken to hospital and heavily sedated, he tells the doctors of his incredible fantastical voyage, adrift on the ocean, landing on unknown shores, flying on the back of a huge white bird. Identified as Charles Watkins, a Cambridge Classics professor, he is visited by family ... Show more

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