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Malcolm Bradbury (1932 – 2000)


English comic novelist, screenwriter, literary critic and academic.
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Malcolm Bradbury
It had always seemed to Louis that a fundamental desire to take postal courses was being sublimated by other people into sexual activity.
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A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.
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To you liberals, of course, goats are just sheep from broken homes.




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The English are polite by telling lies. The Americans are polite by telling the truth.
Bradbury Malcolm
Reading someone else's newspaper is like sleeping with someone else's wife. Nothing seems to be precisely in the right place, and when you find what you are looking for, it is not clear then how to respond to it.
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In Slaka, sex is just politics with the clothes off.
Malcolm Bradbury
Genitals are a great distraction to scholarship.
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I've often thought that my scruples about stealing books were the only thing that stood in the way of my being a really great scholar.
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I like the English. They have the most rigid code of immorality in the world.
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With sociology one can do anything and call it work.
Malcolm Bradbury
The better class of Briton likes to send his children away to school until they're old and intelligent enough to come home again. Then they're too old and intelligent to want to.




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