Briefing for A Descent Into Hell

Briefing for A Descent Into Hell

Book - 2009 | 1st Vintage International ed.
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Charles Watkins, a professor of Classics at Cambridge University, has suffered a breakdown. Confined to a mental hospital as his friends and doctors attempt to bring him back to reality, Watkins has embarked on a tremendous psychological adventure that takes him from a spinning raft in the Atlantic to a ruined stone city on a tropical island to an outer-space journey through singing planets. As he travels in his mind through memory and the farther reaches of imagination, his doctors try to subdue him with ever more powerful drugs in a competition for his soul.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2009.
Edition: 1st Vintage International ed.
ISBN: 9780307390615
0307390616
Branch Call Number: FIC LESSING
Characteristics: 308 p. ; 21 cm.

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