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Quotation by L.P. Hartley:

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

L.P. Hartley     (more by this author)

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Prose
Context: Book
Context Details: The quotation is the first line in L.P. Hartley's novel, The Go-Between (London, Hamish Hamilton, 1953). See Wikipedia at:     Permalink


I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
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