Longing for something that you once had is a mistake because the pictures in your mind are never the same as whatever it is you are longing for.

Jane Urquhart in Changing Heaven

About Jane Urquhart

Portrait of Jane Urquhart

Jane Urquhart, LL.D (born June 21, 1949) is a Canadian novelist and poet. She is the internationally acclaimed author of seven award-winning novels, three books of poetry and numerous short stories. As a novelist, Urquhart is well known for her evocative style which blends history with the present day. Her...

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