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A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull. ---->>>

Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life. ---->>>

With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office. ---->>>

We were not as rich as the Rockefellers or Mellons, but we were rich enough to know how rich they were. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 09-27, 1917
Die: 2010-01-26
Occupation: Novelist

Louis Stanton Auchincloss (; September 27, 1917 – January 26, 2010) was an American lawyer, novelist, historian, and essayist. He is best known as a novelist who parlayed his experiences into books exploring the experiences and psychology of American polite society and old money. His dry, ironic works of fiction continue the tradition of Henry James and Edith Wharton (wikipedia)