Born: May 7, 1940
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 16, 1992
Occupation: Author and Journalist
Profile: Awarded the 1984 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for literature. Best known for Nights at the Circus.
Number of Quotes: 7
A book is simply the container of an idea like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.
A day without an argument is like an egg without salt.
Clothes are our weapons, our challenges, and our visible insult.
Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people.
Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody.
So I haven't written much lately! So what? Neither has Shakespeare.
What is marriage but prostitution to one man instead of many?