Found Quotes 1

Quotes found during my research:

“I started reading SF when I was about twelve with old Astounding Stories and Amazing Stories and fantasy with the old Weird Tales.”  

—Zenna Henderson (who would have been 12 in 1929), quoted in Partners in WonderWomen and the Birth of Science Fiction 1926-1965 by Eric Leif Davin, Lexington Books, 2006, P. 76.

“I discovered science fiction early, as a lonely only child growing up, for my first 12 years, in New York City….For me, the real world was clearer in the books of E. Nesbit and H.G. Wells than in the world of school.” 

—Madeleine L’Engle (who was born in 1918), quoted in Partners in WonderWomen and the Birth of Science Fiction 1926-1965 by Eric Leif Davin, Lexington Books, 2006, P. 76.

 

1 comment for “Found Quotes 1

  1. August 13, 2015 at 10:46 am

    “Yes, I expected it to be bad, and it is.” — L’Engle

    First I read about her, though. ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ rings bells, though. The People were translated into Spanish in the mid-90s, though, when I was still in the fandom.

    Take care.

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