Download Citation on ResearchGate | Doris Lessing and R. D. Laing: clave de su trayectoria vital: la vivencia de la llegada del amor otra vez a su vida. Doris Lessing recounts the cats that have moved and amused her, from the .. presumida, exhibicionista y dominante y otra negra mucho más modesta, testaruda y formal. . Compré este libro pensando que encontraría amor gatuno, pero solo . libro una vez habiéndose quitado todos los prejuicios que tiene contra ellos. With the four short novels in this collection, Doris Lessing once again proves that she is unequalled in her ability to capture the truth of the human condition.

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And this is interesting, too: Amorr an arduous ascent, yes, but how imposing, life-altering and liberating the view! Jan 28, Dolors rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book was made into a movie, Adore, which had an altogether different ending. I liked the first and third stories better than the other two.

Preview — Particularly Cats by Doris Lessing. Io ho sempre avuto gatti e ne sono affascinata. That year, she also published her first novel, The Grass Is Singingand began her career as a professional writer.

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lsssing What a book this could be if it were a modest three tales. Lawrenceshe lets us know that happiness is usually only achieved along with a good measure of suffering as well. He had never known it was good. In she moved to Salisbury, where she worked as a telephone operator for a year.

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How dare Doris Lessing write such a story educating people that irrational infatuation with someone whose age gap is beyond your sexual needs?

All the stories are good, but sometimes the writing is a little congested. Introduced to success, he keeps himself to himself a,or tries to analyze the reason others care for him.

The Grandmothers

But how is that different from four novellas? Another attempt to reverse reality is Victoria and the Staveneys, this vdz in a social context. There are just far too many good books out there. One might think the Staveneys would be a little upset about an illegitimate grandchild and an illegitimate grandchild of a different color.

Opening couple of chapters are beautifully written. We feel, along with James, a love that cannot die, yet cannot be. It opens with “The Grandmothers”, Roz and Lil, two women that have been best friends since childhood, and who now present to the world a wholesome vision of a happy family, but in reality they hide their secret love affairs with each other’s sons.

Though he subsequently marries and has children of his own, James is a romantic who lives primarily in the past. Na amizade uma da outra?

Like other women writers from southern African who did not graduate from high school such as Olive Schreiner and Nadine GordimerLessing made herself into a self-educated intellectual. Much as I love cats, it’s not the cat-lover in me alone that made this book a good xmor of the cats in Particularly Cats die bloody, graphic deaths so if nothing else, I’m here to warn you about that.


I can’t remember what made me pick this book up, but I’m glad I did. It doesn’t belong in this collection.

Particularly Cats

Anyway, after a few pages describing how they all hang out together by the beach with their young, dotis grand-daughters, a major throwback installs itself unfolding the beginning and evolution of the two women’s friendship and their earlier lives moving forward till the day of the opening pages. Open Preview See a Problem?

Yes, you read that right. The love affairs actually last for many years until one of the women, Roz, decides it’s time to put a stop to them. Through jobs, marriages,divorce, death of a spouse and children.

Now, the longest piece, “A Love Child. I dorls that the story is really something! I can’t even remember how many times I’ve read it.