L. P. Hartley
(30 Dec 1895 - 13 Dec 1972)
English novelist whose novel, The Go-Between (1953) was made into a movie in 1971. He was also known as a literary critic, and short story writer. His plots included crime, violence and psychological terror, and sometimes, the supernatural.
Science Quotes by L. P. Hartley (1 quote)
The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.
— L. P. Hartley
Opening sentence of Prologue, in The Go-Between (1953), 9.