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Both in her personal life and in her literature, Doris Lessing broke the rules. Born in Persia and raised in Rhodesia by a hypercritical mother and a father who was shell-shocked during the First World War, she was forever in search of her essential identity. Twice married and divorced before the age of thirty, she moved to Britain with one of her children and little more ...more
Audio CD, 9 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Blackstone Audiobooks
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Good, standard biography of Lessing when she was still alive. Would like to read an updated version. Doesn't exactly pull punches in talking about Lessing's cantankerousness, which, while interesting, is not surprising. At least it's a different perspective on a complex and groundbreaking novelist.