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Lionel Shriver

Datum narození: 18. květen 1957
Další jména: لیونل شریور

Lionel Shriver is an American journalist and author who resides in the United Kingdom. She is best known for her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005 and was adapted into the 2011 film of the same name, starring Tilda Swinton.

„Change is like that: you are no longer where you were; you are not yet where you will get; you are nowhere exactly.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha Checker and the Derailleurs

Zdroj: Checker and the Derailleurs

„It's far less important to me to be liked these days than to be understood.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„Children live in the same world we do. To kid ourselves that we can shelter them from it isn't just naive it's a vanity.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„In a country that doesn't discriminate between fame and infamy, the latter presents itself as plainly more achievable.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„Though surely to avoid attachments for fear of loss is to avoid life.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„Expectations are dangerous when they are both too high and unformed.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„The discovery that heartbreak is indeed heartbreaking consoles us about our humanity.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„Funny how you dig yourself into a hole by the teaspoon.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„I was mortified by the prospect of becoming hopelessly trapped in someone else's story.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„How lucky we are, when we're spared what we think we want!“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„People seem to get used to anything, and it is a short step from adaptation to attachment.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha We Need to Talk About Kevin

Zdroj: We Need to Talk About Kevin

„The existence of other people is essentially awkward.“

—  Lionel Shriver, kniha Checker and the Derailleurs

Zdroj: Checker and the Derailleurs

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