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Date:
July 11, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
7-8 PM
Address:
Mezzanine Meeting Room, Lewis & Clark Library
120 S Last Chance Gulch

Helena, MT 59601
Contact:
406-447-6681
Cost:
Free
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Great Books Group discusses "The Golden Notebook" by Doris Lessing

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Anna is a writer, author of one very successful novel, who now keeps four notebooks. In one, with a black cover, she reviews the African experience of her earlier years. In a red one she records her political life, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a novel in which the heroine relives part of her own experience. And in a blue one she keeps a personal diary. Finally, in love with an American writer and threatened with insanity, Anna resolves to bring the threads of all four books together in a golden notebook. Doris Lessing's best-known and most influential novel, "The Golden Notebook" retains its extraordinary power and relevance decades after its initial publication.