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The Summer before the Dark

(1973)
A novel by

 
 
Kate Brown, 45-year-old mother of four grown-up children, embarks on a summer of exploration, freedom and self-discovery, during which she rejects the sterotypes of femininity - which, like her conventional clothes, do not fit her anymore. By the same author as "The Grass is Singing".

Genre: Literary Fiction

Used availability for Doris Lessing's The Summer before the Dark

Hardback Editions

May 1973 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-224-00832-3 / 978-0-224-00832-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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April 1973 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-394-48428-2 / 978-0-394-48428-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Summer Before the Dark: Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth, Ostend 1936
Author(s): Volker Weidermann
ISBN: 1-78227-297-6 / 978-1-78227-297-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark (Vintage International)
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-307-39062-4 / 978-0-307-39062-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: THE SUMMER BEFORE THE DARK (Flamingo Modern Classic)
Author(s): Lessing
ISBN: 0-586-08899-7 / 978-0-586-08899-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Flamingo
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March 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-394-71095-9 / 978-0-394-71095-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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1979 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris May Lessing
ISBN: 0-553-13433-7 / 978-0-553-13433-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-553-11870-6 / 978-0-553-11870-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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January 1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark
Author(s): Doris Lessing
ISBN: 0-14-003999-6 / 978-0-14-003999-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Kindle Editions

November 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark (Flamingo Modern Classic)
Author(s): Doris Lessing
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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November 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer Before the Dark (Vintage International)
Author(s): Doris Lessing
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon