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: 8
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.
He was a man with a great future behind him.
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?