Martha Quest

Martha Quest

Book - 2001
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Intelligent, sensitive, and fiercely passionate, Martha Quest is a young woman living on a farm in Africa, feeling her way through the torments of adolescence and early womanhood. She is a romantic idealistic in revolt against the puritan snobbery of her parents, trying to live to the full with every nerve, emotion, and instinct laid bare to experience. For her, this is a time of solitary reading daydreams, dancing -- and the first disturbing encounters with sex. The first of Doris Lessing's timeless Children of Violence novels, Martha Quest is an endearing masterpiece.

Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, 2001, c1952.
Edition: First Perennial Classics edition
ISBN: 9780060959692
006095969X
Branch Call Number: LESSING
Characteristics: 327 pages ; 21 cm.

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