The world’s greatest living writer died today at the age of 94. I am bereft knowing there’ll be no more words from Doris Lessing.
On winning the Nobel Prize, the Swedish Academy described Lessing as an “epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”. (from BBC)
- Doris Lessing dies aged 94 (theguardian.com)
- Doris Lessing, Novelist Who Won 2007 Nobel, Is Dead at 94 – New York Times (nytimes.com)
- Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 94 (telegraph.co.uk)