That is not to say that 'Briefing for a Descent into Hell' is not interesting, provoking, structurally impressive, and very, very powerfully written, but I did not find it an enjoyable read. I've read plenty of horror fiction that tests the strength of one's stomach but Lessing's depiction of the 'rat-dogs' will haunt me for a long time i think! This novel resembles 'The Fifth Child' far more.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s Doris Lessing turned almost exclusively to writing fantasy and science fiction in the 'Canopus in Argos' series, developing ideas which she had touched on towards the end of 'Children of Violence' and in Briefing for a Descent into Hell.
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The Descent into Hell. The Descent into Hell. Christ is represented in a pointed mandorla of blue and blue. To the left of Him stand Adam and Eve, as well as a group of Old Testament characters, among whom we recognize Moses. To the right are the Old Testament prophets Solomon, David, John the Baptist, Daniel. The hellish mouth, a cave with gates and a round red stone are also depicted.
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Doris Lessing was born Doris Tayler (note spelling). 1971 Briefing for a Descent into Hell (novel) 1972 The Story of a Non-Marrying Man and Other Stories (US: The Temptation of Jack Orkney and Other Stories) (stories) 1973 The Summer Before the Dark (novel) 1973 This Was the Old Chief’s Country: Collected African Stories, Volume 1 (stories) 1973 The Sun Between Their Feet: Collected.
The Life Of A Descent Into Hell By Doris Lessing. 1634 Words 7 Pages. Doris Lessing, a British novelist in the modern and contemporary literary era. She was born in Persia 1919 and in 2007 won a literary Nobel Prize. Lessing wrote over forty books throughout her career concentrating on social criticism and science fiction, one of which is the science fiction novel, Briefing for a Descent into.
Free download or read online Descent into Hell pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1st 1937, and was written by Charles Williams. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 222 pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, fantasy story are.