Anita Desai Quotes

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Anita Desai Quotes
Anita Desai is an Indian novelist, known for her novels like Fast, Feasting, The Village by the Sea, Clear Light of Day and The Artist of Disappearance. Here I have compiled some of the best quotes by Anita Desai, to give you flavor of her words.

I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
Anita Desai

India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
Anita Desai

Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed.
Anita Desai

...the moon that hung over the garden like some great priceless pearl, flawed and blemished with grey shadowy ridges as only a very great beauty can risk being.
Anita Desai

The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
Anita Desai

The wheel turns and turns and turns: it never stops and stands still.
Anita Desai, The Village by the Sea

They never looked at anyone else, only at each other, with an expression that halted me. It was tender, loving, yes, but in an inhuman way, so intense. Divine, I felt. Or insane.
Anita Desai

Usually a feeling of disappointment follows the book, because what I hoped to write is not what I actually accomplished. However, it becomes a motivation to write the next book.
Anita Desai

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.
Anita Desai
 
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