LRB, Ballard

"Fiction is by definition writing about what is not in order to describe what is."
Thomas Jones om Ballard i LRB


Anonymous Siri Hustvedt said...

I have heard writers say that writing fiction is a form of lying. I passionately disagree. Fiction, when it is good, is a door to the truth (with a small t). I once wrote that writing a novel is "like remembering what never happened." It is an imaginative form of memory.

05 maj, 2009  

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