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Siegfried Lenz - Quotes

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I read what I write over and over and make corrections and improvements, until I reach the conclusion that the material deserves to stand on its own. ---->>>

One never comes into embarrassment, if one is ready to balance. To ask oneself never in embarrassment, what have you in these decades made. ---->>>

Every story I write starts with a dilemma or a theme. Once I am convinced that this is the issue that is perturbing my thoughts, I start to look for characters capable of representing it. ---->>>

Sometimes, it is precisely when you discover that you are living very happily that you suddenly find yourself in danger. To be happy means to discover that you are exposed to being hurt. ---->>>

I sit in my room at my desk, looking out the window to the yard and waiting for a plot to come to me, to rise slowly in my mind. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: 03-17, 1926
Birthplace:
Die: 10-07, 2014
Occupation: Writer
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Siegfried Lenz (German: [ˈziːkfʁiːt ˈlɛnts]; 17 March 1926 – 7 October 2014) was a German writer of novels, short stories and essays, as well as dramas for radio and the theatre. In 2000 he received the Goethe Prize on the 250th Anniversary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's birth.(wikipedia)