Writers are always interchanging in some way, just as the air we breathe doesn’t belong to one place.
It passes, but it does not pass away.
Caravaggio, The Flagellation of Christ (detail), 1607
To ask a novelist to talk about his novels is like asking somebody to cook about their dancing.
"Take it easy and avoid excitement."
Modern Times (1936)
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If you don’t know the fantasy life of a country, it’s hard to write fiction about it.
"From the age of Big Brother, from the age of the Thought Police, from a dead man … greetings."
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Kurt Vonnegut provides this crucial diagram that’s representative of Kafka’s life and work.