John Fowles

John Fowles

English writer, novelist and essayist
On the whole, dialogue is the most difficult thing, without any doubt. It's very difficult, unfortunately. You have to detach yourself from the notion of a lifelike quality. You see, actually lifelike, tape-recorded dialogue like this has very little to do with good novel dialogue. It's a matter of getting that awful tyranny of mimesis out of your mind, which is difficult.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Forgetting’s not something you do, it happens to you. Only it didn’t happen to me.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The supposed great misery of our century is the lack of time.More John Fowles quotes [09/05/2011 02:09:32]
Ask me to marry you." "Will you marry me?" "No.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He's not human; he's an empty space disguised as a human.More John Fowles quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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