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Type: Novelist
Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 11/09/1885
Date of Death: 02/03/1930


 

D. H. Lawrence Quotes > I hate the actor and audience...

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I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
D. H. Lawrence

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