Born: September 19th, 1911 - Newquay, U.K.
Died: June 19th, 1993 - Perranarwarthal, U.K.
Nobel Prize for Literature 1983
Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.
The air was heavy with unspoken knowledge.
- Lord of the Flies
I am here; and here is nowhere in particular.
- The Spire
We're all mad, the whole damned race. We're wrapped in illusions, delusions, confusions about the penetrability of partitions, we're all mad and in solitary confinement.
- Darkness Visible
Perhaps the various burnings of the Alexandria Library were necessary, like those Australian Forest Fires without which the new seeds cannot burst their shells and make a young, healthy forest.
- A Moving Target
Art is partly communication, but only partly. The rest is discovery.
- Free Fall