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Christopher Isherwood

Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist. His best-known works include The Berlin Stories (1935-39), two semi-autobiographical novellas inspired by Isherwood's time in Weimar Republic Germany that were adapted into the acclaimed film Cabaret (1972); and his 1964 novel A Single Man.

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We must remember that nothing in this world really belongs to us. At best, we are merely borrowers.

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Bad writing is bad not just because the language is humdrum, but the quality of the observation is s ...

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