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Good adventure, and Honeychile has more personality then she was allowed in the film; too bad there is even more racism than usual.
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Josephine Tey
“She put her cup down and sighed again with pleasure. "I can't think how the Nonconformists have failed to discover coffee."

"Discover it?"

"Yes. As a snare. It does far more for one than drink. And yet no one preaches about it, or signs pledges about it. Five mouthfuls and the world looks rosy.”
Josephine Tey, Brat Farrar
tags: coffee

Jojo Moyes
“The key was making sure that anyone you allowed to walk beside you didn’t get to decide which you were, and pin you down like a butterfly in a case. The key was to know that you could always somehow find a way to reinvent yourself again.”
Jojo Moyes, Still Me

Alan Bradley
“It is no longer enough simply to solve crimes: We modern private detectives must also be able to come up with catchy names for our cases.”
Alan Bradley, The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse

Cornell Woolrich
“It's hard to say goodbye for good at any time or any place. It's harder still to say it through a meshed wire. It crisscrossed his face into little diagonals, gave me only little broken-up molecules of it at a time. It stenciled a cold, rigid frame around every kiss.”
Cornell Woolrich, The Black Angel

Jennifer Worth
“Tread softly as you draw near to the bedside of a dying man, for the space around him is holy ground. Speak in hushed tones, with awe and reverence, as you would in a cathedral. Let not the mind engage in trivial thoughts. The awesome majesty of Death can only be met in silence.”
Jennifer Worth, In the Midst of Life
tags: death

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