William Trevor - Quotes

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He traveled in order to come home. ---->>>

There is an element of autobiography in all fiction in that pain or distress, or pleasure, is based on the author's own. But in my case that is as far as it goes. ---->>>

The capacity you're thinking of is imagination; without it there can be no understanding, indeed no fiction. ---->>>

I value mothers and motherhood enormously. For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: 05-24, 1928
Die: 2016-11-21
Occupation: Writer

William Trevor KBE (24 May 1928 – 20 November 2016) was an Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer. One of the elder statesmen of the Irish literary world, he was widely regarded as one of the greatest contemporary writers of short stories in the English language. He won the Whitbread Prize three times and was nominated five times for the Booker Prize, the last for his novel Love and Summer (2009), which was also shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award in 2011 (wikipedia)