March 28, 2013

anthony trollope

Anthony Trollope, who wrote short novels during vacations between writing long novels,:

a. once considered trimming his beard, but decided it would interfere with writing a novel.

b. once wrote a novel while punting on the Thames.

c. tried writing two novels simultaneously, one with each hand, found it to be too difficult, and wrote a novel about it.

d. once wrote a novel inside a piano while it was being played. He was in hospital for a long term subsequently, where he was reduced to writing short stories.

e. got carried away when signing a copy of one of his novels for his haberdasher and wrote another novel.

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