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Four Gated City

Doris Lessing

Four Gated City

by Doris Lessing

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Published by Bantam Books (Mm) .
Written in English

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  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7821024M
    ISBN 100553228110
    ISBN 109780553228113

    The Four-Gated City Doris Lessing. Publisher: HarperCollins e-books. 0 0 0 Summary Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five novels, first published in the 's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating life into fiction, creating her most complex and.   The four-gated city: a complete novel from Doris Lessing's masterwork Children of violence by Lessing, Doris May, Pages:

      ‘The Four-Gated City’ finds Martha Quest in s London and very much part of the social history of the time: the Cold War, the anti-nuclear Aldermaston Marches, Swinging London, the deepening of poverty and social : The Four-Gated City (The Children of Violence, Book 5) Doris Lessing: Harper Perennial: $ tp? Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep. View all covers for The Four-Gated City (logged in users can change User Preferences to always.

    Read "The Four-Gated City" by Doris Lessing available from Rakuten Kobo. Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five Brand: Harpercollins E-Books.   Doris Lessing, “The Four-Gated City” () – after five books and almost twenty years, Doris Lessing wrapped up the “Children of Violence” series with a notice from a post-apocalyptic bureaucrat. The series followed Martha Quest (based on the author) from her girlhood in settler Rhodesia to her middle years in London in the s, and in a long “appendix,” to the years after a.


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The Four-Gated City () concluded Doris Lessing’s semi-autobiographical Children of Violence series of novels, which she had begun almost two decades earlier.

The previous four installments were of fairly standard novel length but this last book is elephantine without, frankly, any real justification other than that Lessing must have felt Cited by: The Four-Gated City is the final book of a five-book series called the "Children of Violence." I didn't read the first four but only the last.

I felt as if I was doing what I told myself I would never do anymore when I was fifteen: like I was reading the last pages of the novel before beginning it/5. The Four-Gated City (The Children of Violence, Book 5) - Kindle edition by Lessing, Doris.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Four-Gated City (The Children of Violence, Book 5)/5(20).

The four-gated city of the title could be London, as it was a world into itself, trying to come to grips with recuperation. However, I think the title is also an allusion to the Coldridge house on Radlett Street, as 95% of the book happens within those four walls 5/5(5).

FOUR-GATED CITY BOOK FIVE of the ‘Children of Violence’ series Dedication Once upon a time there was a fool who was sent to buy flour and salt. He took a dish to carry his purchases. ‘Make sure, ’ said the man who sent Four Gated City book, ‘not to mix the two things-I want them separate.’4/5(32).

The Four-Gated City, published inis the concluding novel in British Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing's five-volume, semi-autobiographical series The Children of Violence, which she began, inwith Martha series Children of Violence follows the life of protagonist Martha Quest, from age fifteen in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe, through adolescence and a marriage Author: Doris Lessing.

The Four-Gated City covers the years throughfocusing centrally on Martha Quest’s middle-age years. The novel derives its title from the book of Revelation, but the title refers.

Find books like The Four-Gated City (Children of Violence, #5) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Four-Gated. 11 rows    The four-gated city by Doris Lessing; 24 editions; First published in.

The Four-Gated City Lessing Doris. Categories: Fiction. Language: english Series: Children of Violence 5 File You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then. The Four-Gated City Year First Published: First Published by: Alfred A. Knopf: Category: Novel: This Edition: American first edition: From the book jacket:"When The Golden Notebook was published init was greeted by The New York Times Book Review as a "coruscating literary event." It's enduring place in modern letters was at once.

This is the fifth and last installment of Doris Lessing's Bildungsroman&#;Children of Violence&#;which began with Martha Quest, published in England in Twice as voluminous (more than pages) and much more overwhelming than any novel in the series, it will reveal changes in Miss Lessing, Martha, and the world which now outdistances our time and crosses into the next.

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Seller Inventory # GI3N10 The Four-Gated City (The Children of Violence, Book 5) Doris Lessing. Published by Harper The four-gated city. Lessing, Doris May.

Published by Knopf [distributed by. The series as a whole develops the central character, Martha Quest, from birth in Southern Africa at the end of World War One, through an adolescence, youth and marriage shaped by the savageries of the Second World War.

With The Four-Gated City Martha is in London as the Fifties begin. Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials. The Four-Gated City - Trade PB; Share This Title: Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover.

The Four-Gated City. by Doris Lessing. On Sale: 09/01/ Read a Sample Read a Sample Enlarge Book Cover. $   The Paperback of the The Four-Gated City (Children of Violence Series #5) by Doris Lessing at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Get FREE SHIPPING on Orders of $35+ Customer information on COVID B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: HarperCollins Publishers.

This highly memorable association copy of The Four-Gated City is from the library of Lessing’s contemporary and fellow novelist, John Fowles, author of works such as The Collector () and The French Lieutenant’s Woman (). With his embossed stamp reading “John Fowles” and “Lyme Regis,” where Fowles lived for many years.

Quest’s End. The Four-Gated City. by Doris Lessing. Knopf. $ The intent of Doris Lessing’s Children of Violence, a series of five novels of which The Four-Gated City is the last, has been to depict the life of a generation, the one born into the aftermath of the First World War and growing to maturity during the Second.

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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lessing, Doris May, Four-gated city. New York, Knopf [distributed by Random House]. The great writers who are able to do this whilst tackling universal themes include Dostoyevsky, Melville, E M Bronte and D H Lawrence and so now could we add Doris Lessing’s name to this list with her novel The Four Gated City?

The book certainly feels like a weighty tome at over pages and does deal with so called universal themes /5(6).The Four-Gated City. Doris Lessing. $; $; Publisher Description. Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin.

In these five novels, first published in the 's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating life into fiction, creating her most complex and compelling.The Four-Gated City is no facile s novel that seems dated or naïve in retrospect. Although the world has managed to avoid the Apocalypse Lessing describes in the novel's appendix, as individuals, we do not manage to avoid falling into patterns that once seemed repulsive to us.

Every middle-aged person is his or her own private Apocalypse/5(15).