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Children of Violence

Landlocked

Written By:Doris Lessing - 1952

  • Landlocked - Doris Lessing cover

Synopsis

In the aftermath of World War II, Martha Quest finds herself completely disillusioned. She is losing faith with the communist movement in Africa, and her marriage to one of the movement's leaders is disintegrating. Determined to resist the erosion of her personality, she engages in the first satisfactory love affair and breaks free, if only momentarily, from her suffocating unhappiness.

Catastrophe:

war

Type:

futuristic
Other Titles in the Children of Violence list

1     Landlocked

2     Ripple from the Storm, A

3     Proper Marriage, A

4     Martha Quest

5     Four-Gated City, The