David Storey Quotes.

1. "Heights"
- David Storey, Saville

2. "obsessive"
- David Storey, Saville

3. "Bletchley said, sweating freshly in the heat of the bus. ‘Some of the species adapt, others don’t. In effect, when coal is acquired by wholly mechanical means or perhaps isn’t even needed at all, people like Batty and his brothers, and Stringer, won’t have a function. And when the function ceases so does the species, or those parts of it that can’t recognize or create a further function."
- David Storey, Saville

4. "was talking to that girl we were dancing with.’ Bletchley ran his handkerchief round beneath his collar. ‘Apparently he hardly makes anything out of it at all."
- David Storey, Saville

5. "Factory fodder. I don’t see what hope they have in their lives. I mean,’ he added, ‘what prospect do they have before them? A dance hall and a bottle of beer.’ He blew out a cloud of smoke. Something about the gesture reminded Colin of Dr Dorman. It was on this same bus, and at the same time on a Saturday evening, that he would ride back to the village after seeing Margaret. He gazed out of the window for a while. ‘I mean, it’s an animal existence when you come down to it. What do you think?"
- David Storey, Saville

6. "Perhaps it’s all an animal existence,’ he said. He had to raise his voice above the rattle of the bus. Below them passed the dark waters of the river."
- David Storey, Saville

7. "Though what I have in mind’, he said, ‘is something far different. I thought if we listened to the music you could write down whatever you felt.’ He turned on the gramophone."
- David Storey, Saville

8. "won literary prizes of some note, twice being shortlisted for the Booker Prize, for instance, and once winning it outright (Saville). Their styles of presentation might be described as ‘elemental’: in the case of Radcliffe,"
- David Storey, Saville