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Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner CBE (born 16 July 1928) is an English language novelist and art historian who was born in Herne Hill, a suburb of London.

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    ... writing is the enemy of forgetfulness, of thoughtlessness. For the writer there is no oblivion. Only endless memory.
    Anita Brookner (b. 1928)

    Writing novels preserves you in a state of innocence—a lot passes you by—simply because your attention is otherwise diverted.
    —Anita Brookner (b. 1938)