When I was 14 or 15, our teacher introduced us to Dickens’ ‘A Tale of Two Cities.’ It was just for entertainment – we read it aloud – and all of a sudden it became a treasure.
There isn't any distinction between a reader and a writer - reading is so much a part of it.
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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|Death:||29th June, 2014|
|Profession:||Novelist, Playwright, Poet, Writer|
Dermot Healy was born in Finnea, County Westmeath, Ireland. He was an Irish novelist, playwright, poet, and short story writer. His poetry includes The Ballyconnel Colours; What the Hammer; The Reed Bed; and A Fool’s Errand. His awards include the Hennessy Award; the Tom Gallon Award; the Encore Award; and the AWB Vincent American Ireland Fund Literary Award, 2002. His first novel is, Fighting with Shadows. A Goat's Song is Healy's second novel.
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