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Bernard Cornwell

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Life is a jest of the Gods and there is no justice. You must learn to laugh… or else you'll weep yourself to death.

— Bernard Cornwell

#life #religion #weep #death

Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.

— Bernard Cornwell

#readers-and-writers #writing-craft #writing-craft

The bards sing of love, they celebrate slaughter, they extol kings and flatter queens, but were I a poet I would write in praise of friendship.

— Bernard Cornwell


Pelos ossos de Deus, Tom, o diabo fez um serviço ruim quando trepou com sua mãe.

— Bernard Cornwell

#humor #humor

Nor did he care about his childhood, for certainly I never heard him speak of it. I once questioned him about his early days and he would not answer. ‘What is the egg to the eagle?’ he asked me…

— Bernard Cornwell

#human-nature #living #perspective #quote #quotes

Lord Derfel, you do insult a man so very easily. What was it to be? My head in a pit dunged by slaves? What a paltry imagination you do have. Mine, I fear, sometimes seems excessive, even to me.

— Bernard Cornwell


We all suffer from dreams

— Bernard Cornwell

#false-hope #illusions #suffering #death

Book tours and research provide a lot of travel - too much, I sometimes think, but we do take vacations.

— Bernard Cornwell

#i #lot #much #provide #research

At risk of sounding foully pompous I think that writers' groups are probably very useful at the beginning of a writing career.

— Bernard Cornwell

#career #groups #i #i think #pompous

Agents will read unpublished work because they might make money, and that's their job. It isn't mine.

— Bernard Cornwell

#because #job #make #might #mine

About Bernard Cornwell

Did you know about Bernard Cornwell?

The sixth installment of the series Death Of Kings was released in September 2011. He then joined Thames Television as editor of Thames News. Cornwell was planning at one point to write more books about the main character Thomas of Hookton and said that shortly after finishing Heretic he had ".

Bernard Cornwell OBE (born 23 February 1944) is a British author of historical novels. He is best known for his novels about Napoleonic Wars rifleman Richard Sharpe which were adapted into a series of Sharpe television films.

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