Shikasta, by Doris Lessing

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‘This is the point, you see, this is always the point which they must remember: that every child has the capacity to be everything. A child was a miracle, a wonder! A child held all the history of the human race, that stretched back, back, further than they could imagine.’

SHIKASTA, by Doris Lessing

Shikasta

The first volume in the series of novels Doris Lessing calls collectively Canopus in Argos: Archives. Presented as a compilation of documents, reports, letters, speeches and journal entries, this purports to be a general study of the planet Shikasta–clearly the planet Earth–to be used by history students of the higher planet Canopus and to be stored in the Canopian archives. Read more…

Good Readers on SHIKASTA.

Buy SHIKASTA, here.

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