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The Pit

Year First Published: 1996
First Published by:Phoenix/Orion House
Category:Short Stories
This Edition:British first edition Softcover original

From the book jacket:

James comes to visit his first wife, Sarah. Independant now, and wary, she sees exactly what will happen: exotic, suffering, duplicitious Rose, the second wife will reel her in. In a stark moment of insight, Sarah understand why - then makes her escape.

Doris Lessing's candid stories about the wars between men and women are forceful studies of the barbs and temptations involved in loving.


Included in this Edition:

    The Pit
    What Price the Truth?
    Two Old Women and a Young One