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Doris Lessing

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Birth Name: Doris May Tayler

Born: 22 October 1919 Died: 17 November 2013

Country of origin: Iran, Islamic Republic of


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Nobel Prize in Literature (110 items)
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Last Seen in 2013 (125 items)
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'The Times' 50 Greatest British Writers.. (50 items)
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About: Doris May Lessing was a British novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. Her novels included The Grass is Singing (1950), the sequence of five novels collectively called Children of Violence (1952–69), The Golden Notebook (1962), The Good Terrorist (1985), and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos: Archives (1979–1983). Lessing was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature. In awarding the Prize the Swedish Academy described her as " ... (more)
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1. Adore (2013)
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69 Watched
2. Killing Heat (1981)
1 want to see
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Rating:
7.5
650 Watched
2. Omnibus (1967)
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8.5
4 Watched
3. Catalunya.cat (2008)
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9
1 Watched







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Last Seen in 2013 (125 person items)

" 22 October 1919 - 17 November 2013 Cause of death: undisclosed - Aged 94"


Payador rated this 9/10 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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♥ CHANi added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
'The Times' 50 Greatest British Writers.. (50 person items)

"One to read: The Golden Notebook (1961)"


coroner added this to a list 5 years, 7 months ago
Nobel Prize in Literature (110 person items)

"2007 Motivation: "that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny""