Notable Quotes #1

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‘Look at the star-gazer taken in by his own legend,’ he said. ‘Look at the child reaching for the skies, when all around him the real things, the solid things, everything that matters, are taken away. And no one will shed a tear, because he didn’t have the sense to stay in the mud, or the wisdom to look at the hands he chose to hold him high and guide his path’

Snutworth, The Midnight Charter by David Whitley.  Picked by Rhys.

I picked this stunning little quote because it not only represents a pivotal moment in the book, but also is beautifully metaphorical. It’s very beautifully written, as is the rest of the book, and I think it deserves a mention. This is one of the reasons I love Whitley’s books so much: they are written is a very beautiful way.

About Rhys

Rhys is a 19 year old with roots in the UK and Germany. Aside from reading and blogging, he also produces theatre, loves Kate Bush and hopes to pursue a career in publishing. His reviews have been widely quoted in books such as Philip Reeve’s Mortal Engines Quartet, Catherine Bruton’s Pop!, James Treadwell’s Advent and Anarchy and he has presented at such events as Book Expo America.

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