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#1. Every day the eye is subject to a thousand tiny shocks as a thousand industries compete for the eye-kick, the visual hook that will lock the consumer into product for that crucial second where the tiny - or not so tiny - leap of the imagination is made. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#2. I mean," I said, "it's not like the lake is a living thing." This was perhaps the worst thing I could have said. He looked suddenly alarmed. He put a hand, sticky as it was with gray sand, over my mouth. "Hush, darlin' girl! Hush! The lake hears your every word and knows your every thought. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#3. I've been playing 'Doom' for some years. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#4. Some people feed you with love. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#5. I LOVE HORSES!' shrieked the Tooth Fairy over his shoulder. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#6. The blood in my veins is frozen but it sings of love. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#7. Rationally speaking, blaming one's behavior on alcohol or drugs is like blaming the ladder by which you descended into a pit, or the staircase that took you down to a cellar, for what you found there. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#8. Because two people in love don't make a hive mind. Neither should they want to be a hive mind, to think the same, to know the same. It's about being separate and still loving each other, being distinct from each other. One is the violin string one is the bow. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#9. Repression in the human psyche is tightly bundled. When it has been pulled out of the sprung package so often it is perhaps difficult to push it back in the box. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#10. It's just that to a lot of British people George Bush represents the worst of all things American. He's the right-wing Christian crusader, the toxic Texan who refused Kyoto, the poll-cheat eel who undermined democracy on the back of something called 'chads,' a notion we've never entirely grasped. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#11. He said he preferred to feel the earth sing through his feet, and that shoes stopped you from hearing the song of the earth. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#12. Our literary culture is marinated in deep traditions of the fantastic and the supernatural, and we export those rich qualities in films and books on a spectacular industrial scale. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#13. Some people feed you with love," Tara said, "and some people love you with food. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#14. But it's like life, isn't it? We know death is coming. And yet we always see our loved ones as taken away from us, instead of given to us for whatever time they have. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#15. They were an end-of-days couple, not naked in a garden but wrapped in layers in a snow-covered landscape where there were no more apples on the trees and women would no longer have to take the blame because the old lie had been covered over by snow. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#16. Rome is a place almost worn out by being looked at, a city collapsing under the weight of reference. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#17. The thing is, when everyone is trying to persuade you that a thing you know to be true isn't actually true, you start to believe them: not because it is true but because it's easier. It's just the easy way out. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#18. If I couldn't get published tomorrow I'd still be writing. It's something to do with feeling so overwhelmed by this experience of life that you have to tell someone about it, and in a way that reorders the experience to make it manageable. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#19. Why can't our job here on earth be simply to inspire each other? - Author: Graham Joyce
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#20. My story reflexes come less from fantasy or horror than from the darker sort of psychological thriller - not as plot-driven as most, rather more mood-driven. My interest in the supernatural is a complication - though I am less interested in ghosts than in people who see ghosts. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#21. The overintellectualization of surrealism can be a bromide. A dream interpreted is a deflated dream. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#22. I have to get out once a week and speak with people or I start thinking I'm the emperor of Abyssinia. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#23. And there was Tara, again with that shy half-smile and her burgundy lips slightly puckered, that shy kink, an incomplete curlicue at the corner of her mouth; he'd seen it before many times but never noted it, and now it had him mesmerized. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#24. Jake, we haven't tried for awhile."
"Tried what?"
"Just to walk out."
"No."
"Why haven't we?"
"Because we're in a place where a horse shits rainbows."
"Right. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#25. Perhaps writers should never be allowed to get together in a workplace context. It's not like studying computer science, after all. The emotions are at large, and are shared and are questioned. There is a vulnerability. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#26. Perhaps living souls had greater phantom powers than the dead. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#27. Peter was a gentle, red-haired bear of a man. Standing at six-four in his socks, he moved everywhere with a slight and nautical sway, but even though he was broad across the chest there was something centered and reassuring about him, like an old ship's mast cut from a single timber. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#28. The poetry and transgression that was so much of surrealism's anarchic force has been recruited into mainstream culture. It has been made commonplace by television and magazine merchandising, by computer games and Internet visuals, by film and MTV, by the fashion shoot. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#29. The trouble with forgiveness is that some people don't want to be forgiven. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#30. There are certain songs, and books, and films that are like points of high ground in the memory. Like they are even larger than your own experiences. They never go away. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#31. He looked like a once-green leaf that had begun to dry and to reveal the structure of its veins. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#32. What I mean is this: you meet someone, you think about them. You're already changing because of the way you think about them. You meet them again, you think about them some more, you're changing again. And on it goes. You are changing right now. Before my eyes. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#33. Through the window a broken fingernail of moon was visible. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#34. 'Plutocracy.' It has a perfect nuance: chilly, inaccessible, icy-rich. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#35. Twenty years is, after all, a long time. We are not the same people we were. Old friends, lovers, even family members: they are strangers who happen to wear a familiar face. We have no right to claim to know anyone after such a distance. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#36. I'd defend the right for any novelist to experiment with form or language, but if people don't take to it, don't react by making out that they are thick. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#37. It is, of course, the first recourse of every elitist to see social barbarism in others. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#38. It was then that I thought: Judith I could slap your face for a whole day and not stop even for lunch. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#39. That's emails for ya: sometimes they're like an arrow that hits so deep in the target, you can't pull it out. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#40. There is no "mid" about it. Life is a crisis from the cradle to the grave. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#41. I've been a professional writer for 20 years, and there are contours in that time, crescents and troughs. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#42. If critics of 'readable fiction' want literature to change the ways people dream, they need first to come down from the mountain and speak to the people. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#43. The awesome silence of the place crept up on her. The spruce and pines, all still laden with snow, spread their limbs in a frozen ballet, breathing a ghostly incense from dark, arid chapels sheltered by their branches. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#44. Demons do tend to cluster around the yellowing pages and cracked spines of second hand books. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#45. Clive, at moments like this, had a smile like the lace in an old-style football. Anyone could be forgiven for wanting to boot it. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#46. Fantasy gets a mixed reception - a lot of fantasy is formulaic but most of the award-winning fantasy on the contrary tends to be the stuff at the edges of the genre, rather than swimming in the middle. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#47. She couldn't see him, but his voice was like light through a stained-glass window in a cathedral. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#48. The modern superstition is that we're free of superstition. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#49. I told her that I'd done things in my youth that had placed me beyond the comfort and shelter of love, and so i had conducted my life in retreat. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#50. I can tell you a dozen different stories. This is what we are: a collection of stories that we share, in common. This is what we are to each other. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#51. Recasting fairy tales has become a publishing sub-genre in itself, and has been done both well and to the point of entropy. More interesting are those works where the structures of fairytales are abandoned but the world of 'fairy' is imported as a delicate spice. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#52. No one needs a first edition. Whoever wrote it; even if it was Moses. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#53. The mist hung in the air like a prancing unicorn. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#54. The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them. CHARLES DE LINT - Author: Graham Joyce
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