Book review: The Fifth Child, by Doris Lessing, 1988

This disturbing novella by Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing was very different from what I expected it to be. The cover of the Paladin paperback edition is illustrated by what I immediately recognised as an enchanting picture of an impish young child by Mervyn Peake. As well as being one of my all-time favourite authors (andContinue reading “Book review: The Fifth Child, by Doris Lessing, 1988”