Doris Lessing Quotes (156 quotes)

Doris Lessing
As quoted in Wisdom for the Soul : Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing (2006) by Larry Chang, p. 660
Doris Lessing
Quoted in Children of Albion: Poetry of the Underground in Britain, ed. Michael Horovitz (1969): Afterwords, section 2

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Born: October 22, 1919

Died: November 17, 2013 (aged 94)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Doris May Lessing was a Zimbabwean-British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Her novels include The Grass Is Singing, the sequence of five novels collectively called Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook, The Good Terrorist, and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos: Archives.

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