Never believe in mirrors or newspapers.
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All mystical experience is coincidence and vice versa, of course.
It is better of course to know useless things than to know nothing.
The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
As a writer, Harold has been unswerving for 50 years,
We are tied down to a language which makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style.
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This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English.
A chance, as a coach, to take a team to the World Cup finals is probably as high up the tree as it gets, certainly with one-day cricket.