Reviewer Lara Feigel
found that PB
's allusions to actual, historical people (Paul sharing sentiments, his place of work, the circumstances of his falling in love, with Graham Greene
; Elinor owing something to Elizabeth Bowen
Her effect on her readers has always been both intense and personal. Jenny Diski, who was almost her adopted daughter, expressed a very mixed response to Lessing in person in In Gratitude, 2016. Lara Feigel
No timeline events available.
Feigel, Lara. “Ruins and recreation”. Guardian Weekly, p. 38.