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Martha Quest.

Doris Lessing

Martha Quest.

by Doris Lessing

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Published by M. Joseph .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination320p.,19cm
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19948999M


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Because of the breadth of the series as a whole, the first book here acts as a general introduction, and can be frustrating to read simply because it isn't a complete story in and of itself/5(35).

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Martha Quest is essentially the story of a rebel. When we first meet her, she is a girl of fifteen living on an impoverished African farm with her parents; a girl of passionate vitality, avid for experience and for self-knowledge, bitterly resentful of the conventional narrowness of.

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 /5(3). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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The other volumes in The Children of Violence are A Proper Marriage (), A Ripple from the Storm (), Landlocked (), and The Four-Gated City ().

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The opening book in the Nobel Prize for Literature winner's 'Children of Violence' series tracing the life of Martha Quest from her childhood in colonial Africa to old age in post-nuclear Britain. When we first meet Martha Quest, she is a girl of fifteen living with her parents on a poor African farm.

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