Tim Parks Quotes

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Tim Parks quotes: Italy is not a country for beginners. Italy is not a country for beginners.
Tim Parks quotes: Glory, for the translator, is borrowed glory. There is no way around this. Translators are celebrated when they translate celebrated books. Glory, for the translator, is borrowed glory. There is no way around this. Translators are celebrated when they translate celebrated books.
Tim Parks quotes: All writing is a sin against speechlessness,' Beckett had said. He would have stopped, I thought, if he could. All writing is a sin against speechlessness,' Beckett had said. He would have stopped, I thought, if he could.
Tim Parks quotes: What wonderful minds we have, even though they don't seem to get us anywhere, or make us happy. What wonderful minds we have, even though they don't seem to get us anywhere, or make us happy.
Tim Parks quotes: The story, and the conviction it carries, are part of the teller's way of organizing his own life. The story, and the conviction it carries, are part of the teller's way of organizing his own life.
Tim Parks quotes: The purpose of reading is not to pass some final judgement on the text, but to engage with what it has to offer to me now. The purpose of reading is not to pass some final judgement on the text, but to engage with what it has to offer to me now.