Book #19744

The Sirian Experiments: The Report by Ambien II, of the Five - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Doris Lessing
The Sirian Experiments: The Report by Ambien II, of the Five - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo ; [xii], 288, [4] pages
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
ISBN: 0224018914

First edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-wrapper with publisher's price-sticker of £6.95. Signed and inscribed by Lessing in April 1981 to Ingmar [Bjorksten] - a Swedish writer who has been connected to the Nobel Prize committee - 26 years before Lessing received the award. An attractive and scarce association copy.

In her Canopus in Argos series, Nobel laureate Lessing creates a "space" fiction universe to metaphorically explore spiritual, cultural and social issues. Volume III returns to the planet Shikasta of Vol. I, this time telling the story of human history and evolution from the Sirian perspective, a more bureaucratic and less advanced civilization. Booker Prize shortlisted in 1981; Canopus in Argos: Archives; Vol. 3.

Price: $750.00

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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