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Proper Marriage (Children of Violence) (original 1964; edition 2001)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060976632, Paperback)An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of a failing marriage. Finally, she must make the heartbreaking choice of whether to sacrifice her child as she turns her back on marriage and security.
A Proper Marriage is the second novel in Doris Lessing's classic Children of Violence series of novels, each a masterpiece on its own right, and, taken together, an incisive and all-encompassing vision of our world in the twentieth century.
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Feeling trapped and alienated by her husband, Martha Quest must choose between the security of marriage and the sacrifices of independence.
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