Cheuse Reviews Doris Lessing's 'The Grandmothers'

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Alan Cheuse reviews The Grandmothers by Doris Lessing, a volume of four short novels from an octogenarian writer who has published more than 40 works of fiction. Cheuse says two of the four novellas show Lessing at her best, with stories whose plots revolve around children.



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