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By Doris Lessing

ISBN-10: 0062318977

ISBN-13: 9780062318978

Buddies, sons, surprising and excessive amorous affairs . . .

Roz and Lil were most sensible acquaintances given that early life. yet their bond stretches past prevalent bounds whilst those middle-aged moms fall in love with every one other's teenage sons--taboo-shattering passions that final for years, until eventually the ladies finish them, vowing to have a good previous age. With Adore, Doris Lessing, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, once more proves her unmatched skill to trap the reality of the human situation.

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What I should have said is that he does not wish to conceive of a world from which, et cetera. Of course, he knows that after him everything will continue on much as before, except that there will be a minuscule absence, a barely detectable gap in the so-called grand scheme, one unit fewer now. Or not even that, not even an empty space where he once was, for all will rush immediately to fill that vacuum. Pft. Gone. Recollections of him will remain in the minds of others for a while, but presently those others too will die and his few relics with them.

I see them. ” “In the dark. ” She blinks slowly and swallows, as if she might be about to cry, but it is only a tic, one among the many that afflict her. “Leave me alone,” she mutters. He is so much larger than she is. As a child she used to sleepwalk, appearing at the top of the stairs with her eyes rolled up into her head and her mouse-claws lifted in front of her chest. At the memory the small hairs stir at the back of Adam’s neck. His loony sister, hearing voices, seeing things. With a cocked big toe he pushes shut the cupboard door.

He thinks of Helen, his wife, asleep up in the room that used to be his when he was a boy. Stretched beside her rigid and wakeful in the pre-dawn dusk he had wanted to rouse her but had not had the heart, so soundly was she sleeping. He might go up now and lie down again on the too-narrow bed and close her to him, but something that is a sort of shyness, a sort of fear, even, holds him back. Good thing, by the way, that this young husband does not know what my doughty Dad, the godhead himself, was doing to his darling wife up in that bedroom not an hour since in what she will imagine is a dream.

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