Doris Lessing Lambasts Maudlin Notions of Love in The Habit of Loving

Doris Lessing was never known for being a warm and fuzzy person. One supposes most truly great female authors–your Virginia Woolfs, Sylvia Plaths, Agatha Christies, Edith Whartons, et. al.–have always possessed a certain pragmatism about that Hollywood construct, love. Lessing was married twice, each marriage short-lived at four and six years respectively. Of leaving her two older children with her first husband in South Africa … Continue reading Doris Lessing Lambasts Maudlin Notions of Love in The Habit of Loving