Lisez «Shikasta Re, Colonised Planet 5» de Doris Lessing avec Rakuten Kobo. This is the first volume in the series of novels Doris Lessing calls collectively. Shikasta, the first in what would become five science fiction novels by Doris Lessing, begins with a journey in to the pre-history of the planet. DORIS LESSING’S rapidly growing series of novels, ”Canopus in by the infiltration into Shikasta of agents from the evil planet Shammat.

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They nurture its bourgeoning humanoids and accelerate their evolution. A Plea for Memory. Then an unforeseen “cosmic re-alignment” puts Rohanda out of phase with Canopus which causes the Lock to break. En esta serie Ver todos.

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Some were impressed by the scope and vision of the book, with one reviewer calling it “an audacious and disturbing work from one of the world’s great living writers”. Shikasta has been called an “anti-novel”, [25] and an “architectonic novel”. The last twenty pages were a force of will.

I bought it in hardcover and two of the subsequent novels in the series as well. Doris Lessing Three-Book Edition: This was so obvious in the book that it must be what Doris Lessing intended, but I have to admit I don’t really like that take on humanity.


The antagonist of all these cultures is the Puttiora system with its rogue planet Shammat trying to destroy all positive efforts and draining energy and wealth from Suikasta. Canopus, a benevolent galactic empire centred at Canopus in the constellation Argo Navis shikawta, colonises a young and promising planet they name Rohanda the fruitful.

My expectations were quite high, and as a result I was quite disappointed. The Diaries of Jane Somers. The Heart of a Tyrant.

It includes for example sikasta trial of the White Race for its continued racism and imperialism.

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Alice in Wonderland for very patient adults. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nov 22, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: This is I really wanted to like this but it was just too dull. Archived from the original on 2 February It’s not a bad book, but it’s one you might want to read when you have a capacity for concentration. 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 Lessijg and to be stored in the Canopian archives.

The Sirian Experiments Canopus in Argos: Seguir comprando Pago Seguir comprando. Known for her extensive corpus of mainstream, left-leaning fiction, Shikasta represents her first foray into science fiction.

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Shinn wrote in her book, Worlds Within Women: A little dated now in some aspects, perhaps. It received mixed reviews from critics. The Tell-Tale House of Espaok.


Re: Colonised Planet 5, Shikasta by Doris Lessing

Jan 17, Jessica Andersen rated it really liked it Shelves: Unsere Angebote des Tages. That’s not to say that this is a terrible book. Lessing actually bothers to imagine the details 3.

May 31, Kersplebedeb rated it liked it Recommends it for: When I was researching her work, I was curious to hear she had written a series of sci fi titles.

Following Lessing’s death inThe Guardian put Shikasta in their list of the top five Lessing books. The Birthday of the World. I persisted, finishing shikassta thing. Sound a lot like religion? The library card you previously added can’t be used to complete this action. The Ice Wars of Dominia. Lots of diplomacy and secret agents involved as well, hardly any sci-fi-typical technology. Johor is an emissary of the empire of Canopus, lessijg to help the development of Rohanda.

Mar 07, Ted Child rated it did not like it. Shikasta is a fascinating and troubling story all at the same time. The Opal and other stories.