Tuesday 19 November 2013

Nobel winner, Briton, Lessing dies at 94

Novelist and 2007 winner of Nobel Prize for Literature, Doris Lessing dies on Sunday, in London at the age of 94.
Lessing was the 11th woman to have won the Nobel Prize for Literature. She was born of British parents October 22, 1919 in the old Persia (now Iran) and raised in the pre-Zimbabwean period of Rhodesia.
Doris Lessing (1919-2013)

At 30, after relocating to the U.K, Lessing published her debut book The Grass Is Singing" and made a huge success of it. Lessing’s works, mostly are set in Africa and published  between the 1950s and early 1960s.

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