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V. S. Pritchett
(1900-1997) born on
Dec 16
English novelist, short-story writer, critic. He was known for his ironic style and his lively portraits of middle-class life.
         
   
F
I am under the spell of language, which has ruled me since I was 10.

R
The mark of genius is an incessant activity of the mind. Genius is spiritual greed.
A
All writers all people have their stores of private and family legends which lie like a collection of half-forgotten, often violent toys on the floor of memory.
N
It is less the business of the novelist to tell us what happened than to show how it happened.
K
I shall never be as old as I was between 20 and 30.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Looking Back at 80" NY "Times," 14 Dec 1980.
R: "The Tale Bearers."
A: In "New Yorker," 19 Feb 1979.
N: "A Man of Letters," 1986.
K: In NY "Times," 16 Dec 1985.
   


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