English Detective Story Writer, Playwright
"One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one."
"To say that every crime brings its own punishment is by way of being a platitude, and yet in my opinion nothing can be truer."
"I learned… that one can never go back, that one should not ever try to go back--that the essence of life is going forward. Life is really a One Way Street. "