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The Grass is Singing - Doris Lessing
The Grass is Singing
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780002257558 (0002257556)
Publisher: Flamingo
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Dem rated it
2.0 The Grass is Singing
2.5 Stars The Grass is singing by Dorris Lessing was a bookclub read.I found the book an ok read, I liked the setting of the novel and thought the author conveyed an excellent sense of time and place. The story at the core of this novel is about race and the racist attitudes of society at this time...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 The Grass Is Singing: A Novel (P.S.)
I read this in one sitting--not so much because it's short--although it's a relatively short novel--but I found it nigh un-putdownable, which is a bit odd, because this novel has several aspects I'd ordinarily find off-putting. It's on an ugly subject--racism, with characters impossible to like but ...
LunaLuss rated it
4.0 The Grass is Singing
Mary leads a peaceful balanced life until people's gossip makes her realise that she lives an illusion. She thinks that she has everything she has, yet society thinks that she needs a hubby. Defeated by a sad reality she decides to get married. Dick Turner a proud young man who is struggling with li...
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3.0 The Grass is Singing
This book grows on you. While I was reading it, it disturbed me. It has a strong emotional impact. What disturbed me was that the story is told. There is an omniscient narrator who explains everything, what happens and why each character makes the choices they make. We are told how they feel and why...
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4.0 Grass Is Singing
Ixeos…what is it? It is Earth, but not like the Earth we know. Our houses are there, the Statue of Liberty is right where she should be, but the humans are under the rule of an alien race. How to get there? Chosen, exactly how is not known, are brought in by tunnels. Tunnels that close behind y...
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