Beryl Bainbridge Quote

After she wrote her first two novels:

I thought I'd walk down the street and everybody would know I had written a book. But nobody took any notice of these two novels, and I stopped writing. I felt uneasy for about three years.


The Art of Fiction No. 164, Issue 157, Winter 2000

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I thought I'd walk down the street and everybody would know I had written a book. But nobody took any notice of these two novels, and I stopped...

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I thought I'd walk down the street and everybody would know I had written a book. But nobody took any notice of these two novels, and I stopped...

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I thought I'd walk down the street and everybody would know I had written a book. But nobody took any notice of these two novels, and I stopped...

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I thought I'd walk down the street and everybody would know I had written a book. But nobody took any notice of these two novels, and I stopped...