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Daily rituals : how great minds make time, find inspiration, and get to work

Author: Mason Currey
Publisher: London : Picador, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthony Trollope wrote three thousand words every morning before heading off to his job at the Post Office. Toulouse-Lautrec did his best work at night, sometimes even setting up his easel in brothels, and George Gershwin composed at the piano in pyjamas and a bathrobe. Freud worked sixteen hours a day, but Gertrude Stein could never write for more than thirty minutes, and F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in gin-fuelled  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mason Currey
ISBN: 9780330512497 0330512498
OCLC Number: 856189373
Description: xvii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Mason Currey.

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