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This Was the Old Chief's Country: v. 1: Collected African Stories by Doris Lessing
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Hardback re-issue of this classic collection of stories This is the first volume of Doris Lessing's Collected African Stories. A classic work of twentieth-century literature. 'In story after story, Doris Lessing portrays the helpless collisions and alienations of the races. One brings away a sense of the sheer human impossibility of South Africa, as a place fit only for habitation by the imagination of exiles and of children. All else seems lost, betrayed and spoiled, except the glare of the sun, the dust, the boulders. An impressive collection.' Daily Telegraph

Author Biography

Doris Lessing is one of the most important writers of the second half of the twentieth century. Her first novel, 'The Grass is Singing' was published in 1950, and since then her international reputation has flourished. Among her other celebrated novels are 'The Golden Notebook', 'The Summer Before the Dark', and 'Memoirs of a Survivor'. Her most recent works include 'Love, Again' and two volumes of her autobiography, 'Under my Skin', and 'Walking in the Shade'.
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March 6th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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