John Irving


John Irving Quotes

  • ''Writing a novel is actually searching for victims. As I write I keep looking for casualties. The stories uncover the casualties.''
    John Irving (b. 1942), U.S. author. Interview in Writers at Work, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton (1988).
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  • ''Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didn't know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didn't know he was a novelist either.''
    John Irving (b. 1942), U.S. author. Interview in Writers at Work, Eighth Series, ed. George Plimpton (1988).

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