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The Story of General Dann and Mara's Daughter, Griot and the Snow Dog (Paperback)

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Dann is grown up now, hunting for knowledge and despondent over the inadequacies of his civilization. With his trusted companions--Mara's daughter, his hope for the future; the abandoned child-soldier Griot, who discovers the meaning of love and the ability to sing stories; and the snow dog, a faithful friend who brings him back from the depths of despair--Dann embarks on a strange and captivating adventure in a suddenly colder, more watery climate in the north.

Praise For…

“Exquisite prose . . . [Lessing] has imagined a world unlike any other in science-fiction literature.”
-Fort Worth Star-Telegram

“[Full of] Lessing’s acute observations . . . this dystopia, underscored by its reluctant hero’s existential dilemma . . . resembles a classical myth.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Exquisitely told.”

-Calgary Herald

“A fascinating story by a brilliant writer... Lessing’s prose is straightforward, uncomplicated and clear. Her characters are complex and vivid.”
-Providence Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060530136
ISBN-10: 0060530138
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: December 26th, 2006
Pages: 282
Language: English