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Quotation by Rosamond Lehmann
The trouble with Ian is that he gets off with women because he can't get on with them.
Rosamond Lehmann (1903–1990), British author. quoted in The Life of Ian Fleming, ch. 8, sct. 1, by John Pearson (1966).
said of novelist Ian Fleming. The remark echoes one first made, in a different context, by Irish author Elizabeth Bowen. Fleming is described as having a voracious—and cynical—sexual appetite.
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