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Briefing for a Descent Into Hell (Vintage International)

 
 
 
 
Briefing for a Descent Into Hell (Vintage International)
Author: Doris Lessing
ISBN 13: 9780307390615
ISBN 10: 307390616
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: 2009-07-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $16.95
 
 

A fascinating look inside the mind of a man who is supposedly “mad.” Professor Charles Watkins of Cambridge University is a patient at a mental hospital where the doctors try with increasing drugs to bring his mind under control. But Watkins has embarked on a tremendous psychological adventure where, after spinning endlessly on a raft in the Atlantic, he lands on a tropical island inhabited by strange creatures with strange customs. Later, he is carried off on a cosmic journey into space…