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Description - Proper Marriage 02 by Doris Lessing

The second 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. `A Proper Marriage' sees twenty-something Martha beginning to realise that her marriage has been a terrible mistake. Already the first passionate flush of matrimony has begun to fade; sensuality has become dulled by habit, blissful motherhood now seems no more than a tiresome chore. Caught up in a maelstrom of a world war she can no longer ignore, Martha's political consciousness begins to dawn, and, seizing independence for the first time, she chooses to make her life her own.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780586089996
ISBN-10: 0586089993
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x 27mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Flamingo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 6-Apr-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Doris Lessing

doris lessing is widely recognized as one of the greatest writers of the second half of the twentieth century.

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