Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing
1919 - 2013
Doris Lessing  British Writer

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Doris Lessing was previously married to Gottfried Lessing (1945 - 1949) and Frank Wisdom (1939 - 1943).


Doris Lessing is a member of the following lists: English dramatists and playwrights, English poets and English novelists.


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First Name Doris
Middle Name May
Last Name Lessing
Maiden Name Tayler
Full Name at Birth Doris May Tayler
Age 94 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd October, 1919
Birthplace Kermanshah, Iran
Died 17th November, 2013
Place of Death London, England, UK
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Writer
Occupation Writer
Music Genre (Text) Novel, short story, biography, drama, libretto, poetry
Official Websites,
Father Captain Alfred Tayler
Mother Emily Maude McVeagh Tayler

Doris May Lessing CH OMG (née Tayler; 22 October 1919 – 17 November 2013) was a British-Zimbabwean (Rhodesian)
novelist. 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 (1952–1969), The Golden Notebook (1962), The Good Terrorist (1985), and five novels collectively known as Canopus in Argos: Archives (1979–1983).

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Doris Lessing94 LibraWriter
Gottfried Lessing64 SagittariusPolitician
Frank Wisdom-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
PeterMaleGottfried Lessing
JohnMaleFrank Wisdom
JeanFemaleFrank Wisdom


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