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Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
“India always changes people, and I have been no exception.”
“She had always loved his eyes. They were completely clear and unflinching — the eyes of a boy who read adventure stories and had dedicated himself to live up to their code of courage and honour.”
“I am dissatisfied with everything I have ever written and regard it all only as a preparation for that one work which probably I don't have it in me to write but which I hope I can go on trying for.”
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, German-born Indian writer
(1927 - 2013)