The Art of Fiction CII: Doris Lessing

Frick, Thomas
March 1988
Paris Review;Spring88, Issue 106, p80
Presents an interview with novelist Doris Lessing about her works. In this interview she discusses her involvement in storytelling when she was a child. Moreover, she addresses her relationship with her mother. She reveals that her mother wanted her to be a musician, wherein she has to undergo music lessons. Lessing has written introductions for many collections of Sufi stories and prose. In line with this, she narrates how her interest and involvement in Sufism come about. Her views on reincarnation are also tackled.


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