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The Good Terrorist - Doris Lessing
The Good Terrorist
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3.43 105
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780586090046 (0586090045)
Publisher: Flamingo
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
2.0 Tage zäh wie Sirup in der dilletantischen Revolutionsnachhilfegruppe
Meh! und Wäh!Was hat die Kritikerin der WELT über dieses Buch geschrieben? "Die gute Terroristin ist eine dramatische und literarisch aufregende Mischung aus Thriller, Gesellschaftsroman, Zeitgemälde und einem glühenden Plädoyer, dem Terror endlich eine endgültige Absage zu erteilen."Meine Meinung: ...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Brilliantly abhorrent
I'm... well, Lessing always leaves me... perplexed? Yes, but mostly, deeply uncomfortable. Alice, our protagonist, is a pitiful, complex, deluded, spoiled child. She's highly intelligent, an expert manipulator, scary competent, yet victim of mistreatment by her... well, Jasper (that's one messed u...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
3.5 The Good Terrorist by Doris Lessing
16/5 - I'm a bit scared to start this because it looks deep and complicated and I'm worried I won't understand it. The plot sounds interesting, but the language could be difficult. A bit like what happened with Blood Meridian. Okay, here I go... To be continued... 18/5 - I'm not a fan of well ...
The Boat Was My Friend
The Boat Was My Friend rated it
3.0 How to be good (?)
The Good Terrorist is Alice Mellings, a mid-thirties London radical who puts her heart and soul into restoring a derelict home as the base for her group, part of the Communist Centre Union, a small political party of activists in the middle of Thatcherism in Britain, who aspire to join the IRA (or e...
deborahmarkus7 rated it
4.0 The Good Terrorist
After the Boston Marathon bombing, I had to reread this book. Everything I could say about it within that context -- that it shows the danger of "the cause" trumping morality; that terrorists are frightening not because they're monsters but because they aren't -- sounds trite and obvious. So I won't...
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