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The Cleft: A Novel, Lessing, Doris
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Author Name    Lessing, Doris

Title   The Cleft: A Novel

Binding   PAPERBACK

Book Condition   Good

Publisher    Harper Perennial

ISBN Number    0060834870 / 9780060834876

Seller ID   SKU9143301

0060834870 Good. Light to moderate wear to covers/corners. Trade paperback binding. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers.

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From Doris Lessing, "one of the most important writers of the past hundred years" (Times of London), comes a brilliant, darkly provocative alternative history of humankind's beginnings.

In the last years of his life, a Roman senator embarks on one final epic endeavor, a retelling of the history of human creation. The story he relates is the little-known saga of the Clefts, an ancient community of women with no knowledge of nor need for men. Childbirth was controlled through the cycles of the moon, and only female offspring were born--until the unanticipated event that jeopardized the harmony of their close-knit society: the strange, unheralded birth of a boy.

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