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#1. Talking to Lee Child and discovering, from his chapter in The Chopin Manuscript, that he's even more of an audio geek than I am (as his chapter in Chopin proves). - Author: David Hewson
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#2. The antidote to death was and always would be the heat and fury of life itself. - Author: David Hewson
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#3. The hearing test, which involved sitting in a quiet room listening to noises of various pitch played through headphones, confirmed the worst. I had no hearing in my left ear whatsoever. - Author: David Hewson
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#4. Lympne Castle opens its doors to visitors during the summer only. It is privately owned, and more an interesting medieval manor than a castle. - Author: David Hewson
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#5. Few areas which are not publicly owned can boast as many footpaths as the Cuckmere Valley. For a short walk, a footbridge across the river leads back to the little hamlet of Milton Street, where another classic local pub, the Sussex Ox, provides an admirable lunch. - Author: David Hewson
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#6. Although I'm deaf in only my left ear, when there is noise all around, I'm unable to distinguish sounds and can't hear anything. - Author: David Hewson
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#7. Historic Amsterdam, that old part you first see when you turn up at Centraal Station, may have its monuments, but it's also the most tawdry and overcrowded part of the city. - Author: David Hewson
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#8. The only sheets I'll ever long for are my own. - Author: David Hewson
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#9. A nation's not a child, for God's sake ... It's like a wild horse you tame by breaking it. Or a fiery woman you slap till she sees sense and warms your bed. - Author: David Hewson
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#10. Why do we use flash at all? Because photography is not the same as eyesight. We can see in low-light situations where cameras, dependent upon a physical process to record visual information, are half blind. - Author: David Hewson
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#11. And still you'll hesitate to tell him, won't you? Why? Because you're a woman? Is your destiny such a small thing then? To keep your legs open and your mouth shut? - Author: David Hewson
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#12. Historically, Macbeth is one of the greatest kings Scotland ever had. He was on the throne for 19 years, and he simply has this dreadful reputation because Shakespeare manipulated history for the benefit of James I, who was paying him to write the play to blacken Macbeth's name. - Author: David Hewson
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#13. Stand outside De Eland, on the Berenstraat Bridge over the Prinsengracht, and you see what real Amsterdam life is like. - Author: David Hewson
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#14. We spent today sending men to hell. What's more natural than to pass the night dreaming of procreating a few more to take their place? - Author: David Hewson
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#15. To watch. To wait. To wonder at a world in chaos,' the girl said. 'And hope one day you fools might learn. - Author: David Hewson
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#16. TV has a three storyline structure, but 'The Killing' takes on that structure with such ambition. - Author: David Hewson
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#17. In London, the home of the quick deal is that outer ring of the seven circles of hell, Tottenham Court Road, where, as a rule, finding something with an advertised price is as likely as spotting a mermaid under Vauxhall Bridge. - Author: David Hewson
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#18. I want to do more audio originals because I think that it is a fascinating medium. If you think about it, this is original storytelling. - Author: David Hewson
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#19. I'm much more likely to get lynched over 'The Killing' than 'Macbeth.' - Author: David Hewson
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#20. After which, he visited the wife of that fool Wallace and spent midnight till dawn bouncing her from one end of the mattress to the other. - Author: David Hewson
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#21. There is an argument for believing that the entire process of writing a piece of fiction is simply a thinly-controlled and highly-internalised nervous breakdown designed, with a bit of luck, to produce something worthwhile at the end. - Author: David Hewson
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#22. You speak as if this is a good world with a little evil in it. Rubbish. It's a hellish one where the best a man can do is put a little sanity back and look after his own. - Author: David Hewson
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#23. Most visitors to Amsterdam will wander into the red-light district out of sheer curiosity. The narrow streets are mostly safe day and night - just don't try to take pictures of the women working in the windows. - Author: David Hewson
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#24. The problem is not that the PC you need always costs more than you can afford. The problem is that whatever the price, it is still too much. - Author: David Hewson
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#25. There are no secrets.' The thing smiled, showing a row of even, childlike teeth. 'None worth keeping. Only the ones you hide from yourself, which are the most damaging and hurtful of all. Truth is truth, and lie is lie. Tell yourself one's the other and all the world turns kilter. - Author: David Hewson
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#26. If you think about what 'The Killing' is, it is the theatrical production, not the script. - Author: David Hewson
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#27. I don't think I'd seen anything like 'The Killing.' - Author: David Hewson
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#28. Authors do this for a living, and if you take their work for nothing, you are depriving them of a living. - Author: David Hewson
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#29. The English Channel is such a narrow little puddle, you cannot help wondering why no invader has succeeded in crossing it since 1066. - Author: David Hewson
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#30. In Filey, you eat early to prepare for the highlight of the evening: social intercourse of a kind one thought relegated to Stanley Holloway monologues. - Author: David Hewson
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#31. What must be done must be done, whatever the price, the cost, the pain. One day we all must walk through fire. - Author: David Hewson
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#32. It's a long ride home with nothing but me for company. I bore myself sometimes. Not often. Just now and again. - Author: David Hewson
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#33. The truth about the Costa del Sol is that what endures, what is worthwhile, is what is Spanish. - Author: David Hewson
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#34. Torremolinos has no Jesus Gil, no pretty little old town, and no resident celebrities to sing its praises. - Author: David Hewson
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#35. I think there is this huge hole in Shakespeare that you do not know why Macbeth is who he is. - Author: David Hewson
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#36. Old Filey lies around the Ravine, a glacial gash running down to Coble Landing. This is the fishing Filey of centuries past, with neat little terraced cottages and a cluster of attractive 18th century houses. - Author: David Hewson
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#37. Once you get over the culture shock, Filey is a pleasant spot, particularly at the beginning or end of the summer, when the hotels are half full. The brave go in winter, when the wind can be bitter and biting and Filey resumes its real life as a tiny, introverted fishing community. - Author: David Hewson
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#38. My life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury. It means nothing. - Author: David Hewson
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#39. Viral infections, such as mumps, rubella and meningitis, cause inflammation of the inner ear or auditory nerve, resulting in permanent damage. - Author: David Hewson
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#40. The bronze dwarfs give you the first clue that Wroclaw is no ordinary city. They lurk all over the place, carousing outside pubs, snoring at the doors of hotels, peeking out from behind the bars of the old city jail. - Author: David Hewson
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#41. In the world of crime novels, the annual Audible Sounds of Crime awards are a pretty big deal, and I was thrilled to be shortlisted for my fifth novel in my bestselling Nic Costa series. - Author: David Hewson
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#42. Alfriston is a compact village set around a rather traffic-weary High Street, mainly of old, timbered buildings. The principal sights lie to the east on the river side. - Author: David Hewson
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#43. The path from Hythe leads, for a little while, along the line of the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch railway, whose 15in-gauge steam trains run throughout the year from Hythe to Dungeness. - Author: David Hewson
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#44. Scripts are very different to books. They are blueprints for building, not the building. - Author: David Hewson
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#45. The list of Scarborough's rock credentials could go on forever. - Author: David Hewson
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#46. If you look at the play very closely, this is a thirdhand report of what a wonderful hero Macbeth is for saving Scotland. And in the next scene, he's planning to murder Duncan, and you never really know why or what's behind Macbeth. - Author: David Hewson
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#47. Edam and Gouda are genuine Dutch cheeses, but the real thing is a lot less bland than the varieties most of us experience in the U.K. - Author: David Hewson
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#48. I just love doing different things, which is what being a working author is like. - Author: David Hewson
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#49. Flash photography can be horrible. In the hands of an expert who knows how to bounce all that searing bright light in the right direction, it may make an impossible picture workable. - Author: David Hewson
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#50. In their vanity men focus on what they wish to hear and miss the hidden meaning, the lurking threat. - Author: David Hewson
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#51. Do I dream you? Or you dream me? Or does someone, something bigger than all' - her hands swept the vast constellations above them - 'this beauteous calamity, dream everything we see and more? - Author: David Hewson
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#52. Nobody strikes a medal for the Royal Military Canal campaign any more, but a pint in the back bar of the ancient Mermaid Inn, perched in front of one of the biggest and oldest inglenooks you're ever likely to see, is its own reward. - Author: David Hewson
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#53. Flash turns up the optical volume so that whatever lies behind the lens - be it film or a digital sensor - is a little more receptive. - Author: David Hewson
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#54. Tomorrow and tomorrow come creeping in and always will. We're fools trapped in a mechanism of our own unconscious making. Shadows strutting and fretting for one brief hour upon a stage, then heard no more. I'll weep an ocean in my heart, if the world would give me time. But not now. - Author: David Hewson
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#55. Surprisingly few outsiders know about the Cuckmere Valley, and it is not uncommon for people to confuse Alfriston with Alfreton in the Derbyshire Peak District. - Author: David Hewson
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#56. There are any number of reasons for visiting Filey. The beach is clean, long, and rarely crowded. The countryside is bold and handsome, with one maritime feature that deserves to be better known: the long, thin rock finger of the Brigg, pointing into the chilly grey waters of the North Sea. - Author: David Hewson
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#57. Romney Marsh remains one of the last great wildernesses of south-east England. Flat as a desert, and at times just as daunting, it is an odd, occasionally eerie wetland straddling the coastal borders of Kent and Sussex, rich in birds, local folklore and solitary medieval churches. - Author: David Hewson
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#58. I've no need of reasons. The doing's enough.'
Well said for once, the girl thought. The doing was everything. - Author: David Hewson
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#59. Low light demanded 'fast' film, usually ISO 400 or higher; the fastest available would be about ISO 1000. When the sun was bright, you would reach for ISO 64 to avoid the burned-out look of overexposure. - Author: David Hewson
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#60. In a sense, there is no such thing as a bargain in computing. Models which are popular sell for the price they are supposed to fetch for the best part of their product cycle. - Author: David Hewson
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#61. Opinions are 10 a penny. In the spin-driven, PR-controlled world of the 21st century, hard facts are rare indeed. - Author: David Hewson
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#62. Scarborough never really began to live until the summer of 1964 when the Beatles played the Futurist Theatre, and no one in the audience, least of all me, heard anything but the screaming. - Author: David Hewson
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