Download Citation on ResearchGate | Doris Lessing and R. D. Laing: clave de su trayectoria vital: la vivencia de la llegada del amor otra vez a su vida. Doris Lessing recounts the cats that have moved and amused her, from the .. presumida, exhibicionista y dominante y otra negra mucho más modesta, testaruda y formal. . Compré este libro pensando que encontraría amor gatuno, pero solo . libro una vez habiéndose quitado todos los prejuicios que tiene contra ellos. With the four short novels in this collection, Doris Lessing once again proves that she is unequalled in her ability to capture the truth of the human condition.

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To demonstrate my dismay more, I would scream bloody murder by setting this book on fire or by singling it out on social media that Doris Lessing is such an immoral writer. It was indeed a nightmare. There are eerie resemblances with today when mass entertainment, military hegemony, the loss of libraries and other forms of culture are leading us into becoming insular, polarized societies.

A second story, ‘Victoria and the Staveneys’, takes us through 20 years of the life of a young underprivilged black girl in London. It was set in an ancient community where the wise and knowing elders were dying off one by one, and the rest of the culture was becoming violent and unthinking.

Da amante dei gatti, dorix davvero curiosa di leggere questo libro dove la scrittrice Doris Lessing racconta la sua vita sempre contornata dalla presenza dei suoi e nostri amici felini. The youth have grown indolent and are content just to copulate anywhere they wish, even in public and in mass orgies, whenever the mood inspires them.

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View all 70 comments. In the hands of a lesser writer, it might have come off as maor preposterous, but Lessing makes it seem, not only very believable, but also very probable.

The Grandmothers by Doris Lessing. As usual, Doris Lessing is a master of the literary techniques and the unity of The Grandmothers is realized by subtle but strong links between themes, motives, narrative perspectives, framing, narrative voices etc.

The Grandmothers

The sadness of it is lessijg all of them act in a sort of pathetic good faith because they are decent persons, unaware of all the social prejudices their subconscious carries: It’s not my real life. She spends an afternoon with a upper middle class white family, the Staveneys, and is shocked that every member has a room of their own.

Impreziosito in questa nuova edizione Feltrinelli dalle bellissime illustrazioni della catalana Joana Santamans.

Storia di vita vera di un tempo passato, diverso dal nostro? Kindly answer this Question! Ammetto di amoe rimasta sorpresa davanti a questa presa di posizione che ammetto di non condividere appieno. Extracted from the pamphlet: They are very beautiful people and I can’t think of anymore to say because I’m going to spoil.

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Furthermore, ek wrote it with beautiful sentences- sentences which are so light and meditating to read. I find it hard to rate this book, Doris Lessing is a splendid writer and her observations on cats are very precise, in fact they seemed almost clinical and detached, although she is clearly smitten and fascinated by them.

Despite its maybe too obvious allegory, the truth of the message is simple, forceful and sad at the same time: Na amizade uma da outra? But through it all he misses the truth of how he should care for others.


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Anyway, after a few pages describing how they all hang out together by the beach with their young, cute grand-daughters This was a very quick-read. In she was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize in Literature, one otrra Spain’s most important distinctions, for her brilliant literary works in defense of freedom and Third World causes.

Nothing worthwhile, that is. Victoria and The Staveneys Rating: Read my book reviews and writing tips at http: Paperbackpages. The men, however, odd as it may seem, never forgive their mothers — and their lovers — for this decision.

A masterpiece of shifting perspective in order to stress the difference between appearance and essence, the story is told from three points of view: These love stories continue for years and years, when the sons bow to pressure and get married to younger women and start their own families. In each one of them the characters are pathetic losers, who tried for a while to step off the fragile conventions that give the illusion life is worthier than the simple existence only to step back in the end.

Recommended to Dolors by: Like other women writers from southern African who did not graduate from high school such as Olive Schreiner and Nadine GordimerLessing made herself into a self-educated intellectual.