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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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing
The idea of writing a sequel to "The fifth child" wasn't necessarily all that appealing to me. What was so haunting about the first book was that Lessing didn't take the easy way out - making Ben a ... Read full review