Doris Lessing

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United Kingdom, Novelist
October 22, 1919November, 17, 2013.

Doris May Lessing CH, OMG (née Tayler; 22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British-Zimbabwean (Rhodesian) novelist, poet, playwright, librettist, biographer and short story writer. She was born to British parents in Iran, where she lived until 1925. Her family then moved to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where she remained until moving in 1949 to London, England. Her novels include 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).

Also known as Poet, Playwright, Librettist, Biographer, Writer

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