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Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy L. Sayers
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LOVE this book; love this author; love the whole Lord Peter series. have read and re-read many times.
love this particular one perhaps 2nd best, after Gaudy Night, though close tie with Nine Tailors- hard to say.
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The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Silmarillion
by J.R.R. Tolkien
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The Silmarillion is just pure Tolkien- not much on plot or characters or storyline. it is being immersed in his own inimitable language, imagination, myth making, and love of the world that exists in his head.
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Ursula K. Le Guin
“Only in silence the word, only in dark the light, only in dying life: bright the hawk's flight on the empty sky.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, A Wizard of Earthsea

Arthur Conan Doyle
“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Boscombe Valley Mystery

Dorothy L. Sayers
“Do you find it easy to get drunk on words?"

"So easy that, to tell you the truth, I am seldom perfectly sober.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night

Dorothy L. Sayers
“The art of change-ringing is peculiar to the English, and, like most English peculiarities, unintelligible to the rest of the world. (The change-ringer's) passion - and it is a passion - finds its satisfaction in mathematical completeness and mechanical perfection, and as his bell weaves her way rhythmically up from lead to hinder place and down again, he is filled with the solemn intoxication that comes of intricate ritual faultlessly performed.”
Dorothy L. Sayers, The Nine Tailors

Rudyard Kipling
“For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.”
Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book

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