Happy Birthday, George Lamming, born 8 June 1927
- The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up.
- In a way reading is like eating, whatever goes into the body has some influence on the metabolism. You are absorbing things.
- I was always taken by language—the arrangement of words—and that was the appeal of Jane Austen... I would say my influences really came from those writers whose prose had a certain kind of music
Lamming is a novelist, essayist and poet from Barbados.
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