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Ian Fleming Quotes

Ian Lancaster Fleming (1908-1964) Ian Fleming was a British writer, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels. (Ian Fleming Quotes) “A few hundred yards ahead a Michelin post showed where a small parochial road crossed with the highway.” Ian FlemingCasino Royale “A mile ahead the …

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H.G. Wells Quotes

Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) H. G. Wells was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. (H.G. Wells Quotes) “A darkness, a flood of darkness that opened and spread and blotted out all things.” H.G. WellsA Dream of Armageddon …

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Faith Martin Quotes

Faith Martin Faith Martin  is a pen name of English author Jacquie Walton, who is best known for her popular detective series, starring Detective Inspector Hillary Greene. She also writes under the pen names Maxine Barry and Joyce Cato (Faith Martin Quotes) “And if selfishness and a lack of sexual discernment were to be judged …

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J.M. Barrie Quotes

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) J. M. Barrie was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. He was born and educated in Scotland and then moved to London, where he wrote a number of successful novels and plays. (J.M. Barrie Quotes) “A moment after the fairy’s entrance the window …

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Gabriel García Márquez Quotes

Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014) Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter, and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America. (Gabriel García Márquez Quotes) “A city full of immigrants, without a soul still behind its glass buildings and concrete highways, where success is measured in millions of bolivars, Caracas does …

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E. E. Smith Quotes

Edward Elmer Smith (1890-1965) E. E. Smith, publishing as E. E. Smith, Ph.D. and later as E. E. “Doc” Smith, was an American food engineer (specializing in doughnut and pastry mixes) and science-fiction author, best known for the Lensman and Skylark series. (E. E. Smith Quotes) “A man swears to keep from crying, a woman …

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A. J. Cronin Quotes

Archibald Joseph Cronin (1896-1981) A. J. Cronin was a Scottish physician and novelist. His best-known novel The Citadel tells of a Scottish doctor in a Welsh mining village, who then shoots up the medical ladder in London. (A. J. Cronin Quotes) “A good horse doesn’t need spurs.” Hatter’s Castle “A goodness of a religion is …

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E. E. Cummings Quotes

Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962) E. E. Cummings was an American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. He wrote approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, and several essays. (E. E. Cummings Quotes) “A wind has blown the rain away & the sky away & all the leaves away, & the trees stand. I think …

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Dag Solstad Quotes

Dag Solstad Dag Solstad is a Norwegian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist whose work has been translated into 20 languages. (Dag Solstad Quotes) “For a brief moment it is his fate, and nothing else, that is frozen into immobility on the stage. The moment of the minor figure. Both before and after this he remains the …

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