Book #14359

London Observed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Doris Lessing
London Observed - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1992.
ISBN: 0002239353

A most handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author and Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing on front flyleaf.

Doris Lessing wrote in 1957 that she had lived in London for a year envisioning the city as a nightmare. Then, one evening, it all became "familiar and beautiful" to her and she knew herself to be "at home." She has continued to observe London and its inhabitants through the eye of an artist. This collections contains eighteen compassionate portraits of Londoners and their city. Published in The United States as The Real Thing.

Price: $250.00

Author Bio

Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing, born Doris May Tayler in Kermanshah, Persia, October 22, 1919 is a British writer and author of works such as the novels The Grass is Singing and The Golden Notebook.
In 2007, Lessing won the Nobel Prize in Literature. Lessing is the oldest person ever to win this award. Doris Lessing passed away on November 17, 2013.

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