“I must have some drug, and reading isn’t a strong enough drug now.”   C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

Literary Constellations

I chanced upon this website when I was looking for an interesting read in Brainpickings.org . I am astounded that someone out there has taken time to make these literary constellations. How I miss Structure of English. Constellations of first sentences from each chapter of short stories Source: Literary Constellations

Life is hard, Mr. Scoresby, but we cling to it all the same. – Grumman, Subtle Knife

After all, the perfection of love is not being loved, but being a Lover. – Umberto Eco, The Island of the Day Before

A skull dislodged from the pile and clattered to the floor, where it rolled to a stop at my feet and stared up at me. Hello, future, I thought.  Jacob, Hollow City

The true purpose of money is to manipulate others and make them feel lesser than you.   Horace, Hollow City