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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesChildren of violence.
StatementDoris Lessing.
The Physical Object
Pagination[615] p. ;
Number of Pages615
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16760553M

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The Four-Gated City covers the years through , focusing centrally on Martha Quest’s middle-age years. The novel derives its title from the book of Revelation, but the title refers. From the book jacket:"When The Golden Notebook was published in , it was greeted by The New York Times Book Review as a "coruscating literary event." It's enduring place in modern letters was at once foreseen. Irving Howe said of it, "This novel will be discussed repeatedly in the years to come. The Four-Gated City is Doris Lessing's. The series as a whole develops the central character, Martha Quest, from birth in Southern Africa at the end of World War One, through an adolescence, youth and marriage shaped by the savageries of the Second World War. With The Four-Gated City Martha is in London as the Fifties begin. The Four-Gated City () About book: So ends Lessing's Bildungsroman par excellance. This near page breeze block of a book takes Martha from her early 30s to old age, and is set in post-war London/5(4).

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