A Proper Marriage

September 1, 1995|
A Proper Marriage by Doris Lessing
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An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of a failing marriage. Finally, she must make the heartbreaking choice of whether to sacrifice her child as she turns her back on marriage and security.

A Proper Marriage is the second novel in Doris Lessing's classic Children of Violence series of novels, each a masterpiece on its own right, and, taken together, an incisive and all-encompassing vision of our world in the twentieth century.

Doris Lessing was born Doris May Taylor in Persia (now Iran) on October 22, 1919. Both of her parents were British: Her father, who had been crippled in World War I, was a clerk in the Imperial Bank of Persia; her mother had been a nurse. In 1925, lured by the promise of getting rich through maize farming, the family moved to the Bri...
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Title:A Proper Marriage
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.01 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 8 X 5.31 X 1.01 in
Published:September 1, 1995
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780060976637

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