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Nobel laureate Lessing dies at 94

REINVENTOR:The novelist won the Nobel in 2007 for works that tackled race, ideology and gender. She had 55 novels and collections of short stories and essays published

Reuters, LONDON

Two short-lived marriages followed, and three children, then exile.

Her last novel, Alfred and Emily, published in 2008, is half a biography of her parents and half a fictional account of the lives they might have led, if it had not been for the cataclysmic war where her father was maimed in the trenches.

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