Honest winter, snow clad and with the frosted beard, I can welcome not uncordially; but that long deferment of the calendar's promise, that weeping loom of March and April, that bitter blast outraging the honor of May -- how often has it robbed me of heart and hope.
George Gissing (November 22, 1857 December 28, 1903) was a British novelist. Although Victorian in chronological terms, his work marked a trend towards the cynicism of the 20th century novel. His best known work, considered his masterpiece, is New Grub Street.
I'm male, single