Victoria Glendinning

Victoria Glendinning

Science, or para-science, tells us that geraniums bloom better if they are spoken to. But a kind word every now and then is really quite enough. Too much attention, like too much feeding, and weeding and hoeing, inhibits and embarrasses them.More Victoria Glendinning quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The facts of life are to the biographer what the text of a novel is to the critic.More Victoria Glendinning quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Winterson has her own unmistakeable voice, tuned to express her obsessional preoccupation with sexual passion raised to the power of revealed religion. (...) The whole book is a kind of chant. It is a playful addition to the Winterson oeuvre. Yet it is not a slight work so much as, homonymically, a work of sleight- - a word for which the Shorter OED gives six definitions, ranging from trickery to wisdom, all of which apply to The.PowerBook.More Victoria Glendinning quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's no greater bliss in life than when the plumber eventually comes to unblock your drains. No writer can give that sort of pleasure.More Victoria Glendinning quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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