Alice Mellings’s home is transformed into a headquarters for a group of radicals who plan to join the IRA by herself.
Alice life is about the struggles she make to fill the gap between her ideology and her bourgeois upbringing and the unexpected challenges she had to face from her own friends.
Interconnections between the personal and the political scenario is portrayed poignanatly by Doris Lessing who is a Nobel laureate. The domesticity and rebellion is combined and portrayed beautifully.
DC Books translated the title ‘The Good Terrorist’ written by Doris Lessing under the title ‘Nallavalaya Bheekaravadi’. It was translated by Desamangalam Ramakrishnan.