Anita Brookner Quote

Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence — a lot passes you by — simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.


Novelists in Interview (1985)

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Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence — a lot passes you by — simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.

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Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence — a lot passes you by — simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.

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Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence — a lot passes you by — simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.

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Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence — a lot passes you by — simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.