Indie Scribe Magazine September Issue - Page 28

'Shakespeare is a drunken savage with some imagination whose plays please in only London and Canada.'

Voltaire, writer and philosopher

'The sovereign of insufferables. He had nothing to say and he said it.'

Ambrose Bierce on Oscar Wilde.

'There are two ways of disliking poetry; one way is to dislike it, the other is to read Pope.'

Oscar Wilde on Alexander Pope.

'To say Christie's characters are cardboard cut-outs is an insult to cardboard'

Ruth Rendell, novelist, on the work of crime writer Agatha Christie.

'That's not writing, that's typing.'

Truman Capote on Jack Kerouac's book 'On the Road'