Love Again: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Love, Again tells the story of a 65-year-old woman who falls in love and struggles to maintain her sanity. Widowed for many years, with grown children, Sarah is a writer who works in the theater in London. During the production of a play, she falls in love with a seductive young actor, the beautiful and androgynous 28-year-old Bill, and then with the more mature 35-year-old director Henry. Finding herself in a state of longing and desire that she had thought was the province of younger women, Sarah is compelled to explore and examine her own personal history of love, from her earliest childhood desires to her most recent obsessions. The result is a brilliant anatomy of love from a master of human psychology who remains one of the most daring writers of fiction at work today.

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Love, Again is the tale of Sarah, an active 65 year old who works in a prominent London theater. During rehearsals for a new play, she falls in love with two men after decades of being alone. The only ... Read full review

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So you think you're in love. But the person you think you love is in love with someone else. And that person loves someone else, and they love someone else who loves someone else, who loves someone ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature, Doris Lessing was one of the most celebrated and distinguished writers of our time, the recipient of a host of international awards. She wrote more than thirty books—among them the novels Martha Quest, The Golden Notebook, and The Fifth Child. She died in 2013.

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