Piers Anthony

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I retaliated by visiting on them all manner of mischief, but I concluded, after some centuries of chronic relapsing on their part, that rage and punishment was not the best way to hold a clientele. It is only the most primitive of mortals who is swayed by that sort of thing.

Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born 1934) is a fantasy and science-fiction author.

Quotes[edit]

I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth.
  • I found that I simply couldn't take fantasy seriously, so it became humourous, and continued from there. I turned my home state of Florida into the Land of Xanth.
    • As quoted in 100 Most Popular Genre Fiction Authors (2005) by Bernard Alger Drew, p. 11

For Love of Evil (1988)[edit]

  • I retaliated by visiting on them all manner of mischief, but I concluded, after some centuries of chronic relapsing on their part, that rage and punishment was not the best way to hold a clientele. It is only the most primitive of mortals who is swayed by that sort of thing.

Ghost (1986)[edit]

  • I realized suddenly that I was in an impossible situation, and there was really no way out. No acceptable way. I could not go on — so I stopped.
    • Alice, on her suicide

External links[edit]

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