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Charles Palliser


Born
in Holyoke, Massachusetts, The United States
December 11, 1947

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Charles Palliser (born December 11, 1947) is an American-born, British-based novelist. He is the elder brother of the late author and freelance journalist Marcus Palliser.

Born in New England, Palliser is an American citizen, but has lived in the United Kingdom since the age of three. He attended Oxford University in 1967 to read English Language and Literature, and took a First in June 1970. He was awarded the B. Litt. in 1975 for a dissertation on Modernist fiction.

From 1974 until 1990, Palliser was a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. He was the first Deputy Editor of The Literary Review when it was founded in 1979. He taught creative writing during the Spring semester of 1986 at Rutgers Uni
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“To exist is to be betrayed, since we exist for others only by virtue of what we betray of ourselves to them.”
Charles Palliser, Betrayals

“I said: I don’t ever find people uninteresting. On the contrary, I find them so fascinating and so highly-flavoured that after small helpings, I have to go away and chew them slowly and analyse the taste of them.”
Charles Palliser, Rustication

“Such people are their own punishment.”
Charles Palliser, Rustication

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