„In leaving the café I asked Joyce how long he had been working on.
"About five years," he said. "But in a sense all my life."
"Some of your contemporaries," I said, "think two books a year an average output."
"Yes," said Joyce. "But how do they do it? They talk them into a typewriter. I feel quite capable of doing that if I wanted to do it. But what's the use? It isn't worth doing.“