Quote by: John Updike

A house, having been willfully purchased and furnished, tells us more than a body, and its description is a foremost resource of the art of fiction.


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Author Bio


  • NameJohn Updike
  • DescriptionAmerican novelist, poet, short story writer, art critic, and literary critic
  • AliasesJohn Hoyer Updike
  • BornMarch 18, 1932
  • DiedJanuary 27, 2009
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer; Novelist; Essayist
  • WorksThe Witches Of Eastwick
  • AwardsCommandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres?; National Medal Of Arts; National Humanities Medal; National Book Award