"There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but the second-best": First Edition Of The Golden Notebook; Signed By Doris Lessing

  • The Golden Notebook.

The Golden Notebook.

Item Number: 792

London: Michael Joseph, 1962.

First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. Fine in a very good dust jacket that shows light wear to the extremities. Jacket design by William Belcher.

"The Golden Notebook is Doris Lessing’s most important work and has left its mark upon the ideas and feelings of a whole generation of women" (Elizabeth Hardwick, New York Times Book Review).