Doris May Lessing

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Doris Lessing, pictured here in 2006, once refused to allow the queen to declare her a dame of the British Empire, because — as the author put it — "There is no British Empire." Martin Cleaver/AP hide caption

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Author Doris Lessing died Sunday at the age of 94. Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize for literature for a life's work which included around 40 books and collections of essays and memoirs. Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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British author Doris Lessing (L) shows her prize insignia of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature at the Wallace Collection in London in 2008. Shaun Curry /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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