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Post by Redlegs » 16 Aug 2018, 22:03

I address these lines - written in India - to my relatives in England.

The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins (from the Prologue)
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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Post by Imagine14 » 17 Aug 2018, 08:56

Scotland, the Highlands
1746

Gwendolyn was nine years old the day she almost killed the future chieftain of Clan McCullough.

The Bride and The Beast - Teresa Medeiros

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Post by Raya raymond » 18 Aug 2018, 05:06

Redlegs wrote:
03 Aug 2018, 01:32
While i was still in Amsterdam, I dreamed about my mother for the first time in years.

The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
Sounds interesting.

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Post by swlly » 18 Aug 2018, 23:43

He woke at first light. Thomas Jefferson; The Art of Power

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Post by Raya raymond » 19 Aug 2018, 06:34

swlly wrote:
18 Aug 2018, 23:43
He woke at first light. Thomas Jefferson; The Art of Power
Sounds like it has an ancient setting.

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Post by Morrow » 19 Aug 2018, 08:16

'Who's there? Artyom - go have a look!'

Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky, great book, would recommend!

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Post by Raya raymond » 19 Aug 2018, 08:26

Redlegs wrote:
16 Aug 2018, 22:03
I address these lines - written in India - to my relatives in England.

The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins (from the Prologue)
Sounds interesting.

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Post by Raya raymond » 19 Aug 2018, 08:39

The nightmare was a darkness from within, penetrating the consciousness of its victim in seeking a way out. It was the suffering soul’s cry for help.

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Post by ea_anthony » 19 Aug 2018, 09:17

Deucalion seldom slept, but when he did, he dreamed.

Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Prodigal Son
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Post by Olivia Grace » 21 Aug 2018, 23:28

"An easterly is the most disagreeable wind in Lyme Bay"

The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

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Post by Redlegs » 22 Aug 2018, 23:31

The small white steamer, Peter Stuyvesant, that delivered the immigrants from the stench and throb of the steerage to the stench and throb of New York tenements, rolled slightly on the water beside the stone quay in the lee of the weathered barracks and new brick buildings of Ellis Island.

Call It Sleep, Henry Roth
I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.

The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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Post by ea_anthony » 23 Aug 2018, 00:22

Embraced by stone, steeped in silence, I sat at the high window as the
third day of the week surrendered to the fourth.

Brother Odd (Odd Thomas #3) by Dean Koontz
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Post by Kiisme » 23 Aug 2018, 16:44

There’s a sign over the design studio at Stanford that says You Are Here.
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Post by ea_anthony » 23 Aug 2018, 18:10

We are in search of happiness all the time.

Happiness Is All We Want by Ashutosh Mishra
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Post by ea_anthony » 23 Aug 2018, 18:11

Raya raymond wrote:
19 Aug 2018, 08:39
The nightmare was a darkness from within, penetrating the consciousness of its victim in seeking a way out. It was the suffering soul’s cry for help.
Hi, you didn't put the book title.
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