Book The Temptation of Jack Orkney - Doris Lessing

The Temptation of Jack Orkney
The Temptation of Jack Orkney

formato 14 x 21 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação com as páginas amareladas devido ação do tempo; leves desgastes nas bordas; páginas limpas... Doris Lessing, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, one of her finest collections of short stories. Doris Lessing is unrivalled in her ability to capture the truth the complexities of relationships and the stories in this wonderful collection have lost none of their original power. Two marriages, both middle class, liberal and 'rather literary', share a shocking flaw, a secret 'cancer'. A young, beautiful woman a working class family is courted by a very eligible, very upmarket man. An ageing actress falls in love for the first time but can only express her feelings through her stage performances because her happily married lover is unobtainable. A dedicated, lifelong rationalist is tempted, after the death of his father, by the comforts of religious belief. In this magnificent collection of stories, which spans four decades, Doris Lessing's unique gift for observation, her wit, her compassion and remarkable ability to illuminate the complexities of human life are all remarkably displayed... Piso2 +N4

ISBN: 0006548075


Código de Barras: 9780006548072


Origem: Importado


Idioma: Inglês


Categoria: Livros


Autor: Doris Lessing


Título: The Temptation of Jack Orkney


Editora: Harper Collins


Ano: 1994


Assunto: Literatura Estrangeira


Páginas: 336


Peso: 500 gramas


Conservação: Produto Usado



Descrição

formato 14 x 21 cm . brochura. livro usado em bom estado de conservação com as páginas amareladas devido ação do tempo; leves desgastes nas bordas; páginas limpas... Doris Lessing, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, one of her finest collections of short stories. Doris Lessing is unrivalled in her ability to capture the truth the complexities of relationships and the stories in this wonderful collection have lost none of their original power. Two marriages, both middle class, liberal and 'rather literary', share a shocking flaw, a secret 'cancer'. A young, beautiful woman a working class family is courted by a very eligible, very upmarket man. An ageing actress falls in love for the first time but can only express her feelings through her stage performances because her happily married lover is unobtainable. A dedicated, lifelong rationalist is tempted, after the death of his father, by the comforts of religious belief. In this magnificent collection of stories, which spans four decades, Doris Lessing's unique gift for observation, her wit, her compassion and remarkable ability to illuminate the complexities of human life are all remarkably displayed... Piso2 +N4

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