Item description for El quinto hijo/ The Fifth Child (Narrativa) by Doris May Lessing...
Harriet and David want the same things: a family and a happy home. They marry, and at first all is idyllic, but with the fifth pregnancy things begin to sour. After a difficult birth, he develops faster and grows bigger than ordinary infants; he is unloving and disliked by his siblings. Harriet finds herself faced with a dark sub-continent of human nature, unable to cope. Lessing has written an ominously tangible novel, a powerfully simple contemporary horror story that makes for compulsive reading.
Description in Spanish: Harriet y David estan enamorados, deciden casarse y formar un hogar en donde poder criar felices a sus hijos. Despues de los cuatro primeros ninos, la llegada del quinto parece prometer aun mas dicha a la pareja. Sin embargo, el bebe se empieza a mover en las entranas de Harriet demasiado pronto y con demasiada violencia. Harriet da a luz en un dificil parto y eso no es mas que el comienzo: el nino se desarrolla de forma inusual y se convierte en un extrano para sus hermanos... Un inquietante retrato de familia que habla crudamente de la naturaleza humana.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.75" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Punto De Lectura
ISBN 8466321233 ISBN13 9788466321235
Availability 0 units.
More About Doris May Lessing
Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books--novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Doris May Lessing lived in London. Doris May Lessing was born in 1919 and died in 2013.
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