Ben, in the World
Ben Lovatt never fits in. He seems awkward--too big, too strong, inhumanly made. Those who do not understand him, including his own mother, want him locked up. But now he has come of age and finds himself alone in the South of France, in Brazil, and in the mountains of the Andes, where at last he discovers where he has come from and who are his people.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - baswood - LibraryThing
Ben in the world by Doris Lessing I read the prequel [The fifth Child] in one sitting and Ben in the world also’. The Fifth child ended with Ben leading a gang of young delinquents as his family tried ... Read full review
BEN, IN THE WORLDUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Far from resting on her laurels, Lessing—who has been publishing for 50 years, and goes from strength to strength—offers this bleak monitory sequel to her harrowing The Fifth Child (1988). That ... Read full review