” I discovered that writing was very nice indeed when I was very young, and I never changed. I don’t think my style has changed very much at all – though I hope what I say is a bit more interesting. It’s about getting to know a character and loving them, I think. “


” When I was young and the empire was beginning to disintegrate, the idea was absolutely unbelievable, particularly to children who’d been taught that the sun never set… that’s what all my books are about, the end of empire. “


” I was nearly 40 when I started. I had no fear that I wasn’t going to write. I knew it was just delayed. Then, my goodness, I never stopped. “


” The best novel I wrote was one called ‘Crusoe’s Daughter,’ which never won any prizes. But I was getting somewhere in that. I’m not sure I have in any of the others. “



All 4 Jane Gardam Quotes about Never in picture


I discovered that writing was very nice indeed when I was very young, and I never changed. I don
When I was young and the empire was beginning to disintegrate, the idea was absolutely unbelievable, particularly to children who


I was nearly 40 when I started. I had no fear that I wasn
The best novel I wrote was one called
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