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Everyone deserves to be the hero of a novel. ---->>>

Madly, futilely, I wrote novel after novel, eight in all, that failed to find a publisher. I persisted because for me the novel was the supreme literary form - not just one among many, not a relic of the past, but the way we communicate to one another the subtlest truths about this business of living. ---->>>

A well-off plastic surgeon can suffer just as much as an Irish lad who has been abused or whatever. ---->>>

There are dozens of great American writers who write about the family. ---->>>

There is this notion that the lives of the comfortable-off middle class don't merit being treated seriously and with compassion. ---->>>

My study is a converted garage which is largely lined with bookshelves and cardboard boxes filled with manuscripts of my film scripts, plays and books. ---->>>

When I began to write seriously, 40 years ago now, my chosen form was the novel. ---->>>

Why should I be honored? Don't I have enough attention, comfort and power already? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 01-12, 1948
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Occupation: Writer
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William Benedict Nicholson, OBE, FRSL (born 12 January 1948) is a British screenwriter, playwright, and novelist who has been nominated twice for an Oscar.(wikipedia)