” My characters all have issues, but I don’t see that as weird or abnormal because I think in real life there are very few bland, normal people. “


” I always notice the dysfunctional dynamic of human relationships because most places where you encounter it, people are trying to pretend it isn’t happening. “


” I want my books to explore motives which make people think, ‘Wow! Imagine the psychological state you’d have to be in for that to be your motive!’ Whereas things like blackmail, jealousy – they’re rational reasons for committing murder. “


” Cambridge is heaven, I am convinced it is the nicest place in the world to live. As you walk round, most people look incredibly bright, as if they are probably off to win a Nobel prize. “


” I am trying to write novels for properly clever people, but I also want them to be proper novels that also stick in a person’s mind and have an atmosphere about them. “


” There are very few well-adjusted people in my books. But I do think that’s normal. Because everyone does have their issues and hang-ups. “


” If we knew more about psychology, we would be better equipped to deal with other people’s psychological damage which they might project onto us. “



All 7 Sophie Hannah Quotes about People in picture


My characters all have issues, but I don
I always notice the dysfunctional dynamic of human relationships because most places where you encounter it, people are trying to pretend it isn
I want my books to explore motives which make people think,
Cambridge is heaven, I am convinced it is the nicest place in the world to live. As you walk round, most people look incredibly bright, as if they are probably off to win a Nobel prize.
I am trying to write novels for properly clever people, but I also want them to be proper novels that also stick in a person
There are very few well-adjusted people in my books. But I do think that
If we knew more about psychology, we would be better equipped to deal with other people

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