Colm Toibin Quotes (5/18 Quotes)

„ You create a world away from home and make new rooms for yourself. But when you arrive back home in your old rooms, the world you've made for yourself ceases to be real. Everything seems to crumble. Anyone who's been sent away to boarding school can understand that. “

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Colm Toibin Quote: You create a world away from home and make new rooms for yourself. But when you arrive back home in your old rooms, the world you've made for yourself ceases to be real. Everything seems to crumble. Anyone who's been sent away to boarding school can understand that.

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Colm Toibin
Author born: May 30, 1955
Nationality: Irish
Author Profession: Novelist