From Our Editors
Lessing's collection of keenly observed stories and sketches affirms that she is one of the most penetrating and masterful storytellers of our time. Revealing complexities behind the most conventional relationships, Lessing once again "proves herself an adept and moving chronicler of contemporary life" (Miami Herald).
From the Publisher
The stories and sketches in this collection penetrate to the heart of human experience with the passion and intelligence readers have come to expect of Doris Lessing. Most of the piece are set in contemporary London, a city the author loves for its variety, its diversity, its transitoriness, the way it connects the life of animals and...