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The Good Terrorist

Lessing, Doris

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ISBN 10: 0394543394 / ISBN 13: 9780394543390
Published by Alfred A . Knopf, New York, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: The Good Terrorist

Publisher: Alfred A . Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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A hugely significant political novel for the late twentieth century from one of the outstanding writers of the modern era In a London squat a band of bourgeois revolutionaries are united by a loathing of the waste and cruelty they see around them. These maladjusted malcontents try desperately to become involved in terrorist activities far beyond their level of competence. Only Alice seems capable of organising anything. Motherly, practical and determined, she is also easily exploited by the group and ideal fodder for a more dangerous and potent cause. Eventually their naive radical fantasies turn into a chaos of real destruction, but the aftermath is not as exciting as they had hoped. Nonetheless, while they may not have changed the world, their lives will never be the same again...

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A middle class Englishwoman joins a loose-knit group of political vagabonds and finds herself drawn into a situation she never intended.

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