Colm Toibin Quotes (12/18 Quotes)

„ While historians may go on attempting grand, sweeping and defining narratives, they work in a time when readers know that another narrative always lies in wait, and that the more intelligent an historian is, the more tentative and self-scrutinizing the tone. “

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12/18 quote by Colm Toibin
Colm Toibin Quote: While historians may go on attempting grand, sweeping and defining narratives, they work in a time when readers know that another narrative always lies in wait, and that the more intelligent an historian is, the more tentative and self-scrutinizing the tone.

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