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The good terrorist

by Doris Lessing

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDoris Lessing.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6023.E833 G66 1985b
The Physical Object
Pagination370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2672811M
ISBN 100224023233
LC Control Number85673701

Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction) Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lessing, Doris May, Good terrorist. London: J. Cape, The good terrorist by Doris Lessing; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Radicals, Terrorism; Places: England, London, London (England).

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They are mostly unemployed but not ordinarily engaged in obvious. In her first signed novel since the mythical Canopus in Argos series, Lessing returns to reality&#;and to her considerable gifts for social observation and vivid characterization.

Using a spectrum of left-wing characters, she focuses on the kinds of personal instability that would be drawn to&#;and solaced by&#;a terrorist stance.

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The Good Terrorist was originally published in by Cape in London and Knopf in New York. Reading Guide by Tonya Krouse Dr. Tonya Krouse, former President of the Doris Lessing Society, teaches in the English Department at Northern Kentucky University.

A literary criticism of the book "The Good Terrorist" by Doris Lessing is presented. It examines the novel's representation of World War I and the individual and collective trauma experienced in betrayal and broken promises.

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As Alice struggles Free shipping over $Cited by: The Good Terrorist focuses on the lives of a loosely knit group of vagabonds and would-be terrorists who share a commune in contemporary London. The Good Terrorist was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and won both the Mondello Prize and the W.H.

Smith Book Award. Update this section. You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this section. The Good Terrorist Year First Published: First Published by: Jonathan Cape Ltd: Category: Novel: This Edition: British first edition: ISBN: From the book jacket:The Council, to discourage squatters, have sent in workmen to make the place uninhabitable, but that will hardly stop Alice.

She is a veteran of some fourteen years. The Good Terrorist - The Good Terrorist audiobook, by Doris Lessing In contemporary London, a loose-knit group of political vagabonds drifts from one cause to the next, picketing and strategizing for hypothetical situations.

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His argument—that in the middle of a passionate and difficult situation, we need to think about the longer-term outcome—is directly relevant to the action and reaction pattern that can unfold in the middle of a terrorist.