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Deborah Meyler

Deborah Meyler was born in Manchester, read English at Oxford University, and completed a Master of Philosophy thesis on American fiction at St. Andrews University. She eventually moved to New York, where she worked in a bookshop for six years, sold paintings, and had three children. She now lives in Cambridge and is working on her next novel.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. I stole it from F.J.Foakes-Jackson, a Cambridge scholar and clergyman: “It’s no use trying to be clever—we are all clever here; just try to be kind—a little kind.”

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Apparently I am sunny. I would say I am enthusiastic.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Smartness, kindness, funniness.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. There are many kinds of happiness. I think they all involve the understanding that they are temporary.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. whn peeple cant spel or punctuat'e and dont even care

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