Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt

American writer
As I stood with her on the platform - she impatient, tapping her foot, leaning forward to look down the tracks - it seemed more than I could bear to see her go. Francis was around the corner, buying her a book to read on the train. 'I don't want you to leave,' I said. 'I don't want to, either.' 'Then don't.' 'I have to.' We stood looking at each other. It was raining. She looked at me with her rain-colored eyes. Camilla, I love you,' I said. 'Let's get married.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Lexical variety, eccentric constructions and punctuation, variant spellings, archaisms, the ability to pile clause on clause, the effortless incorporation of words from other languages: flexibility, and inclusiveness, is what makes English great; and diversity is what keeps it healthy and growing, exuberantly regenerating itself with rich new forms and usages.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Always remember, the person we’re really working for is the person who’s restoring the piece a hundred years from now. He’s the one we want to impress.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I suppose at one time in my life I might have had any number of stories, but now there is no other. This is the only story I will ever be able to tell.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail: the color a room is painted, the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.More Donna Tartt quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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