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Quotation by Ian McEwan
You enter a state of controlled passivity, you relax your grip and accept that even if your declared intention is to justify the ways of God to man, you might end up interesting your readers rather more in Satan.
Ian McEwan (b. 1938), British author. A Move Abroad, preface (1989).
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