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Documents Relating to the Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16023

ISBN: 0224021303

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket shows light edge wear ; A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos Archives; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.10 inches; 179 pages; "...the fifth and final instalment in the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. 'The Sentimental Agents ...' is set in the declining Volyen Empire as the empires of Sirius and Shammat compete to overwhelm it with rhetoric and false sentiment. The Canopean Empire deploys covert agents to help the Volyens resist. But one of these agents, Incent, succumbs to 'Undulant Rhetoric', and Agent Klorathy must go to Volyen... View more info

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The Sirian Experiments The Report by Ambien II, of the Five

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 16192

ISBN: 0224018914

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only light wear & scuffing to glossy B&W dust jacket ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos: Archives #3; 8.60 X 5.40 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages; The Sirian Experiments is a 1980 science fiction novel by Nobel Prize in Literature-winner Doris Lessing. It is the third book in her five-book Canopus in Argos series and continues the story of Earth's evolution, which has been manipulated from the beginning by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations. This book relates directly to the first book in this series, Shikasta which is the history of the planet S... View more info

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The Making of the Representative for Planet 8

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16194

ISBN: 0224020080

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light scuffing of B&W glossy dust jacket, bumped top of spine. Light yellowing of pages as is common o British publications of this era. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Canopus in Argos: Archives #4; 8.60 X 5.80 X 0.80 inches; 148 pages; this is the fourth instalment in the visionary novel cycle 'Canopus in Argos: Archives'. The handsome, intelligent people of Planet 8 of the Canopean Empire know only an idyllic existence on their bountiful planet, its weather consistently nurturing, never harsh. They live long, purposeful, untroubled lives. Then one day The... View more info

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A Man and Two Women; Nineteen stories

By: Lessing, Doris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Granada Publishing: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 18780

ISBN: 0246110449

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear and soil, price-clipped with previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1 inches; 304 pages View more info