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Nobel laureate Doris Lessing's classic novel of the pivotal summer in one woman's life is a brilliant excursion into the terrifying gulf between youth and old age.

As the summer begins, Kate Brown--attractive, intelligent, forty-five, happily married, with a house in the London suburbs and three grown children--has no reason to expect that anything will change. But by summer's end the woman she was--living behind a protective camouflage of feminine charm and caring--no longer exists. The Summer Before the Dark takes us along on Kate's journey: from London to Turkey to Spain, from husband to lover to madness, on the road to a frightening new independence and a confrontation with herself that lets her finally and truly come of age.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307390622
  • ISBN-10: 0307390624
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: July 2009
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 288