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"The Golden Notebook"

Doris Lessing - Writer

Now... like The Golden Notebook. The Golden Notebook  is a book which has a kind of a life of its own, a very lively life of its own, and it's because at the time I wrote it, it was a time of such contradictions, of such impossibilities. This was when all the comrades were finding out about how awful the Soviet Union was. It was full of disappointments, sadness, anger; it was... that was in The Golden Notebook, and that's the charge of The Golden Notebook. I know it, other people will know it, but the people who read it now... they are funny... they're reprinting The Golden Notebook, what a funny... after all these years. Well, I know why. That book has all these emotions in it. As I say, you tell this to any writer, and they will understand it exactly.

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