Claude Simon was born 10 October 1913 and died 6 July 2005
- Life is not only full of sound and fury. It also has butterflies, flowers, art.
- For me, the big chore is always the same: how to begin a sentence, how to continue it, how to complete it.
- There is no such thing as a ‘real’ representation of ‘reality.’ Except, perhaps, in algebraic formulae.
- To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective.
Claude Simon was a French novelist and critic. He was awarded the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature.
Source for image: Philippe Sollers