Alan Judd

British writer

Alan Judd (born 1946) is a British author and novelist, and a former soldier and diplomat.



The Noonday Devil (1987)


ISBN 0091681804.

  • Too much philosophy makes men mad.
    • Page 21.
  • In Robert's experience there were two kinds of classicists, the mad and the disconcertingly sane.
    • Page 48.
  • He turned then to Job, again using the King James's version. The translation from the Hebrew was narrower than the Greek but seemed more essential. It was the simple strong prose of men who believed and who were unafraid to name things.
    • Page 197.
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