Posts Tagged ‘P.D. James’

Quote of the day, Oct. 29

October 29, 2015

P.D. James, on novel writing

“The intention of any novelist must surely be to make that straight avenue to the human heart.”

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Quote of the day, Dec. 26

December 25, 2014

P.D. James, on writing mystery (1998)

“I love the idea of bringing order out of disorder, which is what the mystery is about. I like the way in which it affirms the sanity of human life and exorcises irrational guilts.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 23

August 23, 2014

P.D. James, from The Children of Men (2006)

“Man is diminished if he lives without knowledge of his past; without hope of a future he becomes a beast.”