Monthly Archives: December 2016

What people are really like

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

“You couldn’t have known,” says Ruth. “We can never know what people are really like.”

 

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Death and tourism

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

Never let it be said that death got in the way for tourism.

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The death of someone attractive

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

Ruth reflects that the death of someone attractive (Chloe Jenkins, Paula Moncrieff) is always considered borderline more tragic than the death of someone aesthetically displeasing. But there’s no point saying this to Clough.

 

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Cleverness

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

And she is intelligent and a good officer, it’s just that a suspect or any person of interest is not going to give you marks for cleverness; most of the time you just need to listen. The time for cleverness comes later.

 

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Good and incorruptible

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

Ruth looks at the priest, one of the few people she had believed to be genuinely good and incorruptible. He looks the same: grey hair, broken nose, bright blue eyes. Who knows what secrets people are hiding? The thoughts makes her afraid, as if the brightly lit canteen has suddenly plunged into darkness,

 

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Secret Lives

Todays quotation is from Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal.

“Listen, Maggie. You know, parents — all parents — have secret lives. If they didn´t, they wouldn´t be parents after all.”

 

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Alive and well on Facebook

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

Michelle looks surprised. ‘She put a picture on Facebook. She was in a club with Andre.’

Nelson breathes a sigh of relief. That was the way of the world now. You rely on Facebook to tell you that your daughter’s alive and well, even if she’s in the company of Andre, a public schoolboy who thinks he’s an American gangster DJ.

 

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