Book Quotes

 Alan Bradley - The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag


p.82 - " 'You are unreliable, Flavia,' he said. 'Utterly unreliable.'

Of course I was! It was one of the things I loved most about myself."

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Ford Madox Ford - Parade's End


p.729 - "That boy, Mark thought, was a very curious problem. He seemed to be a good, straight boy. A little loquacious: still that was to be excused since he had to do all the talking himself."

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Clarke Susanna - Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell


p.791 - " 'You know,' said Fitzroy Somerset, 'I really cannot help wondering what he is going to do with seventeen corpses.' "

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Shirley Jackson - The Haunting of Hill House

"Gossip says she hanged herself from the turret on the tower, but when you have a house like Hill House with a tower and a turret, gossip would hardly allow you to hang yourself anywhere else."

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