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Report on the Threatened City

by Doris Lessing


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From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Doris Lessing, a distinctive science fiction short story. Unknown observers send reports on a city that is threatened with destruction. They gather information on the inhabitants and their behaviour. It soon becomes clear that this is far from an alien planet. As in many of her acclaimed science fiction novels, in 'Report on the Threatened City', Doris Lessing uses the traditions of this genre to examine the world we know and human nature itself, from a completely new and often unforgiving perspective.

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HarperCollins Publishers
Fourth Estate
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Doris Lessing (Author)

Doris Lessing is one of the most important writers of the twentieth century and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007. Her first novel, 'The Grass is Singing', was published in 1950. Among her other celebrated novels are 'The Golden Note...

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