Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt

American writer
In order for a long piece of work to engage a novelist over an extended period of time, it has to deal with questions that you find very important, that you're trying to work out.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Does such a thing as 'the fatal flaw,' that showy dark crack running down the middle of a life, exist outside literature? I used to think it didn't. Now I think it does. And I think that mine is this: a morbid longing for the picturesque at all costs.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it's hard to write about children and to have an idea of innocence.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I suppose the shock of recognition is one of the nastiest shocks of all.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That life - whatever else it is - is short. That fate is cruel but maybe not random. That Nature (meaning Death) always wins but that doesn’t mean we have to bow and grovel to it. That maybe even if we’re not always so glad to be here, it’s our task to immerse ourselves anyway: wade straight through it, right through the cesspool, while keeping eyes and hearts open. And in the midst of our dying, as we rise from the organic and sink back ignominiously into the organic, it is a glory and a privilege to love what DMore Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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