Island Sojourn

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Yet others of the same generation, such as Frederick Pohl, managed a more nuanced, compre- hensive portrayal of women, their abilities, and their relationship to men. Robson came in second for the John W Campbell Award. He has published extensively on Lessing and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Doris Lessing Society. I find it hovering in the dining-room, skulking in the parlor, hiding in the hall, lying in wait for me on the stairs.

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Publisher: Montlake Romance; Reprint edition (December 18, 2012)


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