Item description for INSTRUCCIONES PARA UN DESCENSO AL INFIERNO by Doris May Lessing...
Un hombre condenado a navegar hacia el Mar de los Sargazos, recala en una isla inhspita poblada por seres antropomorfos. En ella halla un cristal de luz con el que emprende un viaje astral en el que tropieza con seres mitolgicos que le conducen a un extrao juicio sobre su pasado como partisano en Yugoslavia... O, quiz, del delirio del catedrtico Charles Walkins, ingresado en un psiquitrico. Review A brilliant and untamed image of the possibilities that may still constitute mans destiny. Time Touching and beautiful. The New York Review of Books An excursion into private consciousnessbeginning with everyday mentality and ending up in the darkest reaches of the unconscious at its most primitive. The Washington Post Book World Book Description A fascinating look inside the mind of a man who is supposedly mad. Professor Charles Watkins of Cambridge University is a patient at a mental hospital where the doctors try with increasing drugs to bring his mind under control. But Watkins has embarked on a tremendous psychological adventure where, after spinning endlessly on a raft in the Atlantic, he lands on a tropical island inhabited by strange creatures with strange customs. Later, he is carried off on a cosmic journey into space
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.5" Height: 7" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Publisher Ediciones B
ISBN 846660006X ISBN13 9788466600064
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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.