Literary Birthday – 26 June – Laurie Lee

Laurie Lee was born 26 June 1914, and died 13 May 1997.

Three Quotes

  1. I wanted to communicate what I had seen, so that others could see it.
  2. At best, love is simply the slipping of a hand in another’s, of knowing you are where you belong at last, and of exchanging through the eyes that all-consuming regard which ignores everybody else on earth.
  3. Wilde said he felt sorry for those who never got their heart’s desire, but sorrier still for those who did.

Laurie Lee was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with RosieAs I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, and A Moment of War.

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Posted on: 26th June 2015