Quotes Writing I



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‘a tale from which pieces have been raked out is like a fire that has been poked. One does not know that the operation has been performed, but everyone feels the effect.’

  

This is from ‘Working Tools‘.  in”Something of Myself, written in 1935, the last year of Kipling’s  life.  It gives a fascinating account of his working practices.

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