Book #17308

The Making Of The Representative For Planet 8 - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Doris Lessing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [viii], 144, [6] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982.
ISBN: 039451906x

A first US edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in slightly chipped and worn, overall still Very Good dust-jacket.

In her Canopus in Argos series, Nobel laureate Lessing creates a "space" fiction universe to metaphorically explore spiritual, cultural and social issues. Inspired by the controversy of the tragic British Antarctic Expedition of 1910, Volume IV is the story of a doomed Planet 8 bravely facing annihilation as glaciers descend upon their settlement; Canopus in Argos: Archives; Vol. 4.

Price: $25.00

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.