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Susanna Clarke
“To sit and pass hour after hour in idle chatter with a roomful of strangers is to me the worst sort of torment.”
Susanna Clarke
tags: humor

Susanna Clarke
“Can a magician kill a man by magic?” Lord Wellington asked Strange.
Strange frowned. He seemed to dislike the question. “I suppose a magician might,” he admitted, “but a gentleman never could.”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Ellen Kushner
“Richard knew he was fighting for his life, and he was terribly happy.”
Ellen Kushner, Swordspoint

N.K. Jemisin
“But if you stay, no part of this comm gets to decide that any part of this comm is expendable. No voting on who gets to be people.”
N.K. Jemisin, The Obelisk Gate

Ellen Kushner
“Let the fairy tale begin on a winter's morning, then, with one drop of blood newly-fallen on the ivory snow: a drop as bright as a clear-cut ruby, red as a single spot of claret on the lace cuff.”
Ellen Kushner, Swordspoint

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