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I dont mean it to sound egomaniacal, but in a way, for me, it was very useful to imagine that I was the only one who was taking pen in hand. Id always been told that it was impossible to be published, so I was writing only for myself.
— Jane Hamilton —

I looked up then, out the far window, and there, just within sight, the sun was going down across the river. It was dull red, no longer shining over the land, its ray brought home to roost, contained within its sphere. The sky was streaked with lavendar, a pulsing pale blue, purple and smudged pink and orange melding into one another all the way to the horizon.

— Jane Hamilton

I will hear a noise, like a fish jumping, and when I look I'll see Lizzy coming to the surface, shaking off her pink scales, finding her new arms to do the breaststroke to shore.

— Jane Hamilton

Miss Finch said she meant to listen to new books as well as her old favorites, even the ones that pierced her heart, before she departed this world.

— Jane Hamilton

In the larger world, tribalism is an enormous problem, as it ever has been: both strength and idiocy borne from belonging.

— Jane Hamilton

We didn't have a TV until I was 12.

— Jane Hamilton

I don't mean it to sound egomaniacal, but in a way, for me, it was very useful to imagine that I was the only one who was taking pen in hand. I'd always been told that it was impossible to be published, so I was writing only for myself.

— Jane Hamilton

I didn't know how to tell him that I hadn't lost the instinct to survive and yet at the same time I didn't feel much need for self-preservation, that somehow there was a distinction between the two.

— Jane Hamilton

My god has always been a laissez-faire deity, giving you the initial goods and sending you on to make your way.

— Jane Hamilton

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