When anything goes digital, let alone something as immaterial as a book, there is a tendency to see it as just in the air to be taken, and to lose the sense that somebody once made it.
I share my name with an aerobatic bird that can whiz across a whole summer sky in seconds. A swift is so equipped for speed that it can scarcely cope with being stationary.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||4th May, 1949|
Graham Colin Swift was born in London, England. He is an English novelist. He earned a B.A. degree in 1970 and an M.A. degree in 1975 from Queen's College, Cambridge University. Some of Swift's books have been filmed, including Last Orders and Waterland. He has written several novels include: The Sweet-Shop Owner, Shuttlecock(winner of the 1983 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize), Waterland, Last Orders(winner of the 1996 Booker Prize and winner of the 1996 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction), The Light of Day, Tomorrow, and Wish You Were Here.
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