Mixed Lessings

November 2007
Prospect;Nov2007, Issue 140, p8
The author suggests that despite being awarded the Nobel prize for literature, Doris Lessing has declined as a writer. He suggests literary critics have not pointed out the drop in quality of Lessing's work as she began writing mystical science fiction. He suggests Lessing should have received the award while she wrote books such as "The Grass Is Singing" and "The Golden Notebook."


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