Alec Nevala-Lee

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Ford Madox Ford

The reader, you should premise, will always dislike you and your book. He thinks it an insult that you should dare to claim his attention, and if lunch is announced or there is a ring at the bell he will welcome the digression. So you will provide him with what he thinks are digressions—with occasions on which he thinks he may let his attention relax…But really not one single thread must ever escape your purpose.

Ford Madox Ford, It Was the Nightingale

Written by nevalalee

December 7, 2016 at 7:30 am

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