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Leon Uris

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I know writers have to be crazy. But more than that that, they have to get made and stay mad. If things don't make a writer mad, he'll end up writing Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottantail.

— Leon Uris

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Like so many creative men of his school he was hounded by an incessant restlessness.

— Leon Uris


Research to me is as important or more important than the writing. It is the foundation upon which the book is built.

— Leon Uris

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I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.

— Leon Uris

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I do not write for an audience.

— Leon Uris

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I enjoy writing, sometimes; I think that most writers will tell you about the agony of writing more than the joy of writing, but writing is what I was meant to do.

— Leon Uris

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I essentially write for myself.

— Leon Uris

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I have been writing for 50 years and readers still read my first book from when I was in the Marine Corps.

— Leon Uris

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I was a terrible English student.

— Leon Uris

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I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish.

— Leon Uris

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He derived his surname from Yerushalmi meaning "man of Jerusalem". It is said that the book involved two years of research and involved thousands of interviews. Corral.

Leon Marcus Uris (August 3 1924 – June 21 2003) was an American novelist known for his historical fiction and the deep research that went into his novels. His two bestselling books were Exodus (publiLeon Urisd in 1958) and Trinity (publiLeon Urisd in 1976).

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