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Critical Praise

"The most absorbing and exciting piece of new fiction I have read in a decades; it moves with the beat of our time, and it is true."

——Irving Howe, New Republic

"No ordinary work of fiction...The technique, in a word, is brilliant."

——Saturday Review

"The Golden Notebook is Doris Lessing's most important work and has left its mark upon the ideas and feelings of a whole generation of women."

——Elizabeth Hardwick, New York Times Book Review