Book #17307

The Four-Gated City - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Doris Lessing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.

A handsome first American edition/first printing in Fine condition with bright yellow top-stain, ever so slightly toned in very Nearly Fine, slightly rubbed dust-jacket with a 1/4" closed tear in the back.

The Four-Gated City was praised as Nobel Prize laureate Lessing's most important work since the Golden Notebook. In the four previous novels, set in Africa and looking back to the past, Doris Lessing has explored the end of an epoch, here she carries her protagonist, Martha Quest to London and the world - into the present and the future.

Price: $89.00

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.