Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt

American writer
It happened in New York, April 10th, nineteen years ago. Even my hand balks at the date. I had to push to write it down, just to keep the pen moving on the paper. It used to be a perfectly ordinary day, but now it sticks up on the calendar like a rusty nail.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'd rather write one good book than ten mediocre ones.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.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?More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some things are too terrible to grasp at once. Other things - naked, sputtering, indelible in their horror - are too terrible to really grasp ever at all.It is only later, in solitude, in memory that the realization dawns: when the ashes are cold; when the mourners have departed; when one looks around and finds oneself - quite to one's surprise - in an entirely different world.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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