Umberto Eco Quote

Every time that I write a novel I am convinced for at least two years that it is the last one, because a novel is like a child. It takes two years after its birth. You have to take care of it. It starts walking, and then speaking. In two months I will be eighty years old. Probably I will not write another novel, and so mankind will be safe.


The Paris Review Daily (15 November 2011)

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Every time that I write a novel I am convinced for at least two years that it is the last one, because a novel is like a child. It takes two years...

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Every time that I write a novel I am convinced for at least two years that it is the last one, because a novel is like a child. It takes two years...

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Every time that I write a novel I am convinced for at least two years that it is the last one, because a novel is like a child. It takes two years...

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Every time that I write a novel I am convinced for at least two years that it is the last one, because a novel is like a child. It takes two years...