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List of the best Doris Lessing books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Doris Lessing is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Doris Lessing who want to know which novels they should start reading first. Lessing is one of the most powerful voices in feminism to date, so there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.The list you're viewing is made up of different books like The Golden Notebook and The Grass Is Singing. What are Doris Lessing's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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The Golden Notebook is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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Shikasta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Good Terrorist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Fifth Child is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Sirian Experiments is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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Briefing for a Descent into He... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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The Cleft is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Marriages Between Zones Th... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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The Grass Is Singing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Sweetest Dream is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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Prisons We Choose to Live Insi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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Martha Quest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Four-Gated City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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The Sentimental Agents in the ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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The Grandmothers: Four Short N... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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The Making of the Representati... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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Mara and Dann: An Adventure is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books

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Alfred and Emily is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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Under My Skin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Doris Lessing Books
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