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Lessing: The Golden Notebook (Unabridged)

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Lessing: The Golden Notebook (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9789629549404
Download Size: 1469 Mb
Running Time: 03:32:23
Digital UPC: 9789629549404

Release Date: January 2010
Originally recorded in 2010
Doris Lessing
Juliet Stevenson
Spoken Word
Modern Classics

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Lessing: The Golden Notebook (Unabridged)
Doris Lessing
Read by Juliet Stevenson
One of the most important books of the growing feminist movement of the 1950s, it was brought to a wider public by the Nobel Prize award to Doris Lessing in 2007. Authoress Anna Wulf attempts to overcome writer's block by writing a comprehensive 'golden notebook' which draws together the preoccupations of her life, each of which is examined in a different notebook: sources of her creative inspiration in a black book, communism in a red book, the breakdown of her marriage in a yellow book, and day-to-day emotions and dreams in a blue book. Anna's struggle to unify the various strands of her life - emotional, political and professional - amasses into a fascinating encyclopaedia of female experience in the '50s. In this authentic, taboo-breaking novel, Lessing brings the plight of women's lives, from obscurity behind closed doors, into broad daylight. The Golden Notebook resonates with the concerns and experiences of a great many women and is a true modern classic, thoroughly deserving of its reputation as a feminist bible. A notoriously long and complex work, it is given a new life by this - its first unabridged recording.

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