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Thomas Keneally

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Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire.

— Thomas Keneally

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The taste one gets of death in dreams I find more penetrating and atmospheric than the ordinary fear one might suffer while awake.

— Thomas Keneally

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And I liked pluralist Australia. I got a taste for pluralist Australia. I like, I like Australians and I can't believe that they're going to go to hell because they tell a good dirty joke, you know.

— Thomas Keneally

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And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church, by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins.

— Thomas Keneally

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And I was very interested in the priesthood.

— Thomas Keneally

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And it is a folly to try to craft a novel for the screen, to write a novel with a screen contract in mind.

— Thomas Keneally

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And so um, I knew that I really didn't want to be a priest and didn't want to be a celibate, though I could probably manage it. Um, and um, ultimately I left.

— Thomas Keneally

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But I was also a brat. I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs.

— Thomas Keneally

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But in practice Australia - the pluralism of Australia - sorry the sectarianism to an extent stopped at the time you took your uniform off after coming home from school.

— Thomas Keneally

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I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it's the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.

— Thomas Keneally

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Based on an actual incident. Keneally has said he would not now presume to write in the voice of an Aborigine but would have written the story as seen by a white character. He entered St Patrick's Seminary Manly to train as a Catholic priest.

Thomas Michael Keneally AO (born 7 October 1935) is an Australian novelist playwright and author of non-fiction. The book would later be adapted to Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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