The Fifth Child

The Fifth Child

Book - 1988
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Baker & Taylor
Amid the turbulent atmosphere of the late 1960s, Harriet and David Lovatt manage to keep their family safely detached from outside turmoil--until the birth of their fifth child, who is abnormally strong, demanding, even violent

Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c1988.
Edition: 1st. ed.
ISBN: 9780394571058
Branch Call Number: LES
Characteristics: 133 p. ; 22 cm.


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multcolib_susannel Jun 13, 2016

What is the difference between being unique, different and being

madison382 May 30, 2015

This is a very small book, but its effect is mesmerizing.

Gigglez_candyqueen98 Jul 25, 2012

A lot of big words so I don't recommend the book for someone with low vocabulary level. Otherwise the book is GREAT!!!

Jul 16, 2010

Hypnotic is the best way to describe this story. I could not stop reading it. Doris Lessing is a master at the understatement, the unusual in the everyday, and letting the tale unwind bit by bit.

An excellent and sometimes rather uncomfortable book with it's sinister undertones. Loved it!!


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Gigglez_candyqueen98 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over


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