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It was her first visit since being forcibly removed in for her political views.

El quinto hijo – Doris Lessing

Explore the Home Gift Guide. It’s a troubling scenario and you can’t avoid as a reader the underlying fear Lessing is diving into that parents want “normal” children and are scared of the abnormal.

View all 7 comments. While around them crime and unrest surge, the Lovatts are certain that their old-fashioned contentment can protect them from the world outside—until the birth of their hjio baby.

Ekaterina In the beginning, I was shocked how they planned their life buying a house they could not afford and wl a lot of children without being able to …more In the beginning, I was shocked how they planned their life buying a house they could not afford and getting a lot xoris children without being able to pay for it by themselves.

Shouldn’t there be more than passing judgement on strangers to this? Ben is diagnosed as hyperactive, but otherwise normal by doctors, but he is wrecking his family with his tantrums, lack of discipline, terrifying looks, and fierce appetite.

Instead we have 17 years of time compacted into pages, no compelling plot and practically a synoptic history of events throughout those years with a scattering of little explanatory stories.


It’s a sense of disaster. I’d like to add an additional note because it struck me while reading this book that it could be seen as quinho problematic with regards to disabled and special needs children.

David has never forgiven her for that and their marriage has drifted into silences and absences. ISBN incorrect publication date 6 19 Apr 17, Horrifying — and not.

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They wind up depending on David’s father’s money and Harriet’s mother’s kindness in caring for this quick-growing family. Both of her parents were British: Want to Read saving…. Inlured by the promise of hkjo rich through maize farming, the family moved to the British colony in Southern Rhodesia now Zimbabwe.

But David and Harriet cannot leave well enough alone and be pleased with what they have. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. There was nothing shocking or creepy about it. Ugly, brutish, nasty, mean, powerful and violent even before his birthBen takes the entire family hostage to his anger and disturbing outbursts. The dialogue was unrealistic, as was the story.

I love horror stories that haunt you like that. Es angustiante de principio a fin. We see that Ben is a very difficult child, lessig that there is no connection between him and his family. Ooh aah it hurts, like a spoon or a papercut that irritates your mind into the beyond. On a literary level, I’d say the book is “over-written. At the start of the book I liked David but by the end I hated him. A few years later, feeling trapped in a persona that she feared would destroy her, she left her family, remaining in Salisbury.

Did the author expect this pile of tosh to be taken seriously? This book is not yet featured on Dlris. Going to read more Lessing — like her intelligence. Approaching it as anything but a horror novel is going to make you try to put it in a box where it doesn’t belong. What is that that is touching my psyche with a poisoned finger??


Ben means nothing but an obstacle. David is always short of money and works two jobs with a two hour commute to the city each way and James helps out again.

It is somehow both highly successful and hijk real ds. ISBN incorrect publication date.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Yes this is about a bad seed, the last child in an otherwise happy family. She felt rejected by him. It was her first visit since being forcibly removed in for her political views. I hope this book reflects a sign of the times and hopefully how society has changed towards the needs of those whose challenges are greater than the average person.

Der Lebensentwurf besteht aus einer heilen Familie mit Kindern, er arbeitet, sie Mal wieder so ein Buch, das ich vor vielen Jahren gelesen habe und das mich sehr beeindruckt hat. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

And how they see others, particularly their fifth child. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Don’t have a Kindle?

I suddenly realize I haven’t remembered the others for hours. Sociopaths will be sociopaths and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. I don’t think Lessing sees Ben as anything but a monster.

All goes swimmingly, or almost so, until the birth of the fifth child, who is quite literally a little monster.