“I’m 82 years old and I have written 52 books. I’m currently working on my last book. I never decided to become a writer, it was just something I needed to do in order to express myself. I’ve sold over a 100.000 copies but selling books was never on my mind. Even if no one would be interested in my work, I would still have written those 52 books.”

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