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Category Archives: Doris Lessing


In defence of Adoration

Just from watching the film trailer you can intuit that Adoration, the recent Australian/French co-production directed by Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel), would screen to some unsympathetic audiences. Adapted from a novella called The Grandmothers by the recently departed Doris Lessing, Adoration (originally titled Two Mothers and … Read more »

Recommended reading: Sonja Dechian

Sonja Dechian’s ‘The Architect’ appeared in Kill Your Darlings Issue 5. Sonja’s fiction has been published in New Australian Stories 2, The Best Australian Stories 2006, The Sleepers Almanac, Wet Ink and many others. Killings asked her to share her recommended reading. Recommended reading lists are always … Read more »