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Thread #123748   Message #2732168
Posted By: Joe_F
26-Sep-09 - 09:39 PM
Thread Name: If you could travel back in time...who
Subject: RE: If you could travel back in time...who
"Wanting to meet the author because you liked the book is like wanting to meet the goose because you liked the pate." -- Anon.
"Tell them some men are more interesting than their books, but my book is more interesting than its man." -- A. E. Housman

Some of the characters mentioned, whatever their artistic achievements, would make painful dinner companions. Richard Wagner particularly comes to mind. If he was not a Nazi, it is only because he did not live long enough.