Kate Atkinson Quotes About Though

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"Get down,' Bunty says grimly. 'Mummy's thinking.' (Although what Mummy's actually doing is wondering what it would be like if her entire family was wiped out and she could start again.)" ~ Kate Atkinson
"The mountain panorama was the backdrop to every photo taken here, the backdrop to everything. At first Ursula had thought it beautiful, now she was beginning to find its magnificence oppressive. The great icy crags and the rushing waterfalls, the endless pine trees--nature and myth fused to form the Germanic sublimated soul. German Romanticism, it seemed to Ursula, was write large and mystical, the English Lakes seemed tame by comparison. And the English soul, if it resided anywhere, was surely in some unheroic back garden--a patch of lawn, a bed of roses, a row of runner beans." ~ Kate Atkinson
"One could lose everything in the blink of an eye, the slip of a foot. "One must avoid dark thoughts at all costs." ~ Kate Atkinson
"And who thought it was a good idea to rent bicycles to Italian adolescent language students? If hell did exist, which Jackson was sure it did, it would be governed by a committee of fifteen-year-old Italian boys on bikes." ~ Kate Atkinson
"He was born a politician.No, Ursula thought, he was born a baby, like everyone else. And this is what he has chosen to become." ~ Kate Atkinson
"(although anyone with half a brain must surely be mired in existential gloom all the time)" ~ Kate Atkinson
"Certainly I had a really terrible time with 'Emotionally Weird.' When I finished it, I thought, 'I can't write any more.'" ~ Kate Atkinson
"It wasn't fair, he thought peevishly. "Who said life was fair?" his father had said to him a hundred times. He had said the same himself to his own daughter. ("It's not fair, Daddy.") Parents were miserable buggers. It SHOULD be fair. It should be paradise." ~ Kate Atkinson
"Dr. Kellet himself wore a three-piece Harris tweed suit strung with a large gold fob watch. He smelled of cloves and pipe tobacco and had a twinkly look about him as if he were going to toast muffins or read a particularly good story to her, but instead he beamed at Ursula and said, "So, I hear you tried to kill your maid?" (Oh, that's why I'm here, Ursula thought.)" ~ Kate Atkinson
"Fox Corner - that's what we should call the house. No one else has a house with that name and shouldn't that be the point?''Really?' Hugh said doubtfully. 'It's a little whimsical, isn't it? It sounds like a children's story. The House at Fox Corner.''A little whimsy never hurt anyone.''Strictly speaking, though,' Hugh said, 'can a house be a corner? Isn't it at one?'So this is marriage, Sylvie thought." ~ Kate Atkinson
"How calm the house was. How deceptive that could be. One could lose everything in the blink of an eye, the slip of a foot. "One must avoid dark thoughts at all costs," she said to Ursula." ~ Kate Atkinson
"I was distracted suddenly from these pleasant thoughts by noticing that, like the eyes in certain portraits, Heather's nipples seemed to have the uncanny ability to follow you around the room. This is the kind of observation that once made, cannot be unmade. Unfortunately." ~ Kate Atkinson
"It was funny because she thought of herself as a good team player, although sometimes she suspected that no one else on her team did." ~ Kate Atkinson
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Friends don't threaten friends' distributor caps"
Author: C.E. Murphy

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