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Briefing for a descent into Hell, Doris Lessing

Label
Briefing for a descent into Hell
Title
Briefing for a descent into Hell
Statement of responsibility
Doris Lessing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Watkins, a professor of Classics at Cambridge University, has suffered a breakdown. Confined to a mental hospital as his friends and doctors attempt to bring him back to reality, Watkins has embarked on a tremendous psychological adventure that takes him from a spinning raft in the Atlantic to a ruined stone city on a tropical island to an outer-space journey through singing planets. As he travels in his mind through memory and the farther reaches of imagination, his doctors try to subdue him with ever more powerful drugs in a competition for his soul
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BTCTA
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1919-2013
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Lessing, Doris
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • University of Cambridge
  • Mentally ill
  • Psychotherapy patients
  • College teachers
Label
Briefing for a descent into Hell, Doris Lessing
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780307390615
System control number
  • ocn264043624
  • (OCoLC)264043624
Label
Briefing for a descent into Hell, Doris Lessing
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780307390615
System control number
  • ocn264043624
  • (OCoLC)264043624

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