Love, again

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Compass Press, Jul 1, 1996 - Fiction - 460 pages
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A brilliant exploration of all the experiences of love available to a woman in her lifetime. Love, again, is the story of Sarah Durham. Widowed for many years, with grown children, Sarah is a writer working in the theatre in London. When she falls in love with twenty-eight-year-old Bill, a seductive young actor, and then with the slightly more mature, thirty-five-year-old Henry, a director, Sarah finds herself in a state of longing and desire thought to be the province of younger women.

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Doris Lessing was born of British parents in Persia, in 1919, and moved with her family to Southern Rhodesia when she was five years old. She went to England in 1949 and has lived there ever since. She is the author of more than thirty books--novels, stories, reportage, poems, and plays. In 2007, she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.