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It seems to me that you would have to write a novel on a very small, intimate scale for it not to become political. Jonathan Coe#Become 77
Jonathan Coe#Become 77
But I have always - ever since The Accidental Woman - written novels about individuals attempting to make choices in the context of situations over which they have no control. Jonathan Coe#Accidental 64
Jonathan Coe#Accidental 64
Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them, however accurate they are. Jonathan Coe#Accurate 62
Jonathan Coe#Accurate 62
Luckily, in my case, I have managed, by writing, to do the one thing that I always wanted to do. Jonathan Coe#Case 58
Jonathan Coe#Case 58
But we are entitled to look for continuity in politics. Jonathan Coe#Politics 48
Jonathan Coe#Politics 48
As the books grew bigger and more ambitious, the situations in question sometimes became political ones, and so it became necessary to start painting in the social background on a scale which eventually became panoramic. Jonathan Coe#Ambitious 33
Jonathan Coe#Ambitious 33
But you can try to read books at the wrong time or for the wrong reasons. Jonathan Coe#Books 24
Jonathan Coe#Books 24
You would go mad if you began to speculate about the impact your novel might have while you were still writing it. Jonathan Coe#Impact 23
Jonathan Coe#Impact 23
Thatcherism has become bigger than she ever was. Jonathan Coe#Become 16
Jonathan Coe#Become 16
As soon as you start writing about how human beings interact with each other socially, you're into politics, aren't you? Jonathan Coe#Politics 15
Jonathan Coe#Politics 15
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