Margaret Drabble Quotes (26 quotes)
“Men and women can never be close. They can hardly speak to one another in the same language. But are compelled, forever, to try, and therefore even in defeat there is no peace.”
The Middle Ground (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1980) p. 236
“England's not a bad country. It's just a mean, cold, ugly, divided, tired, clapped-out, post-imperial, post-industrial slag-heap covered in polystyrene hamburger cartons.”
A Natural Curiosity (New York: Viking, 1989) p. 308
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Born: June 5, 1939 (age 80)
Bio: Dame Margaret Drabble, Lady Holroyd, DBE FRSL is an English novelist, biographer and critic.