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Donna Tartt

Birthdate: 23. December 1963

Donna Tartt is an American writer, the author of the novels The Secret History , The Little Friend , and The Goldfinch . Tartt won the WH Smith Literary Award for The Little Friend in 2003 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Goldfinch in 2014. She was included in Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People" list, compiled in 2014. Wikipedia

Works

The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt

„Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.“

—  Donna Tartt, The Secret History

Variant: It's a very Greek idea, and a very profound one. Beauty is terror. Whatever we call beautiful, we quiver before it.
Source: The Secret History

„Sometimes we want what we want even if we know it’s going to kill us.“

—  Donna Tartt, book The Goldfinch

Source: The Goldfinch

„Sometimes it's about playing a poor hand well.“

—  Donna Tartt, book The Goldfinch

Source: The Goldfinch

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