Doris Lessing’s Nobel medal goes up for auction

Doris Lessing after being presented with the 2007 Nobel prize for literature in London.

The famous writer Doris Lessing, with strong links to Rhodesia / Zimbabwe, where she lived and worked, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2007. A few years later, in 2013, she passed away. When she won the Nobel Prize she received a medal. Now this medal is up for sale. The auction house Christie’s will put it up for sale. You will need quite a bit of money to make yourself the owner of this medal. Read more about it here.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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