Top 13 Gary Jennings Quotes

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I write novels, mostly historical ones, and I try hard

I write novels, mostly historical ones, and I try hard to keep them accurate as to historical facts, milieu and flavor.
Gary Jennings
To get into Afghanistan, I bribed my way into a camel caravan of smugglers.
Gary Jennings
I learned to interpret the ancient pictograph codices and read Nahuatl, the Aztec language.
Gary Jennings
I could list hundreds of words I’ve come up against in the course of my work that did not exist in the era of which I was writing and for which I never could find a suitably old-time, archaic or obsolete substitute.
Gary Jennings
I write novels, mostly historical ones, and I try hard to keep them accurate as to historical facts, milieu and flavor.
Gary Jennings
When I was in Thailand, I went into the up-country because Marco Polo didn’t get down into the flesh pots of Bangkok because they didn’t exist in those days.
Gary Jennings
I contend, most seriously, that there is a real need for a good, thick, complete-as-possible dictionary of ‘What People Used to Call Things.’
Gary Jennings
When I got back to Madison Avenue, I realized that copywriters made more than artists, so I switched.
Gary Jennings
Everybody has done something about Marco Polo. It’s the tiredest, most trite and worked-over subject in the world, and that was why it appealed to me, because I wanted to do something really new and different about something that had been worked over all these centuries, and I think I did.
Gary Jennings
I starved and slept on park benches. I wrapped myself in the pages of my manuscript to keep warm. For two and a half years I took odd jobs; nothing was going to deter me.
Gary Jennings
Everybody has done something about Marco Polo. It’s the tiredest, most trite and worked-over subject in the world, and that was why it appealed to me, because I wanted to do something really new and different about something that had been worked over all these centuries, and I think I did.
Gary Jennings
I learned to interpret the ancient pictograph codices and read Nahuatl, the Aztec language.
Gary Jennings
When I got back to Madison Avenue, I realized that copywriters made more than artists, so I switched.
Gary Jennings