Donna Tartt Quotes

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Born: 1963-12-23, Greenwood, Mississippi
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Fiction writer

But romantic vision can also lead one away from certain very hard, ugly truths about life that are important to know.
- Donna Tartt

Everything takes me longer than I expect. It's the sad truth about life.
- Donna Tartt

I believe, in a funny way, the job of the novelist is to be out there on the fringes and speaking for an experience that has not really been spoken for.
- Donna Tartt

The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences.
- Donna Tartt

To really be centered and to really work well and to think about the kinds of things that I need to think about, I need to spend large amounts of time alone.
- Donna Tartt

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