The Story of General Dann and Mara's Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog (Paperback)

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Dann is grown up now, hunting for knowledge and despondent over the inadequacies of his civilization. With his trusted companionsMara's daughter, his hope for the future; the abandoned child-soldier Griot, who discovers the meaning of love and the ability to sing stories; and the snow dog, a faithful friend who brings him back from the depths of despairDann embarks on a strange and captivating adventure in a suddenly colder, more watery climate in the north.

About the Author

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.

Praise For…

“Exquisite prose . . . [Lessing] has imagined a world unlike any other in science-fiction literature.”
-Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“[Full of] Lessing’s acute observations . . . this dystopia, underscored by its reluctant hero’s existential dilemma . . . resembles a classical myth.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Exquisitely told.”

-Calgary Herald

“A fascinating story by a brilliant writer... Lessing’s prose is straightforward, uncomplicated and clear. Her characters are complex and vivid.”
-Providence Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060530136
ISBN-10: 0060530138
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: December 13th, 2013
Pages: 282
Language: English