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#1. Destiny is like a book. It needs manufacturing, the pulp process, the glue fixed tightly
and it requires a binding, to hold it together, lest it fall apart. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#2. Pawns are such fascinating pieces, too ... So small, almost insignificant, and yet
they can depose kings. Don't you find that interesting? - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#3. It was a war about fear, he thought, not figures on the ground. It was a war of narrative, a story of a war, and it grew in the telling. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#4. I still believe, though. In existing. In ex nihilo nihil fit. If nothing comes from nothing, we cannot return to it. Ergo life has a reason and needs to be. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#5. But is it crime or an act of war? Depends on who's telling the story ... - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#6. That big fat oaf Gil Chesterton once said that the criminal is the artist, the detective only the critic ... he was wrong. I was an artist, for it is an artist's purpose to make order out of chaos. A criminal defaces; a detective restores. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#7. But it was not real freedom, he realised. It was the freedom that comes from lack of choice and moreover, was the kind that only came with decisions delayed. It was a freedom of inaction. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#8. The fat man looked amused. "What on earth for?" he said. "I never have any contact with writers. If I do, they just keep pestering me about getting paid. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#9. For one crazy moment he had the notion of a vanished tribe of librarians, lost in the deep underground caverns of the Bodleian, a wild and savage tribe that fed on unwary travellers. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#10. Stories gave shape to Achimwene's life. Narratives gave a series of random events meaning. And so he shaped this, too, as a story. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#11. These were the facts. Facts were important. They separated fiction from reality, the tawdry world of Mike Longshott from the concrete spaces of Joe's world. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#12. This is the time of myths, Orphan. They are the cables that run under the floors and power the world, the conduits of unseen currents, the steam that powers the great engines of the earth. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#13. The English, he thought, had once conquered most of the known world, but their cooking hadn't improved as a result. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#14. This is the time of myths. They are woven into the present like silk strands from the past, like a wire mesh from the future, creating an interlacing pattern, a grand design, a repeating motif. Don't dismiss myth, boy. And never, ever, dismiss the Bookman - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#15. Clocks are the enemies of time ... they are the gaolers of day and the turnkeys of night.
Tom Thumb - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#16. Do you know what a journalist is? Someone who hasn't written a novel yet. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#17. These fragile, worn, faded, thin, cheap paper-bound books. They smelled of dust, and mould, and age. They smelled, faintly, of pee, and tobacco, and spilled coffee. They smelled like things which had lived.
They smelled like history. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#18. He wanted to run through the stacks, pick at the books, sample them one after the other, climb the stacks to their highest reaches and see what treasures were hidden there. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#19. London has always been a warren underground, and Pall Mall is no exception: secret passageways, Tube tunnels, sewers, cellars, more of London under- than above-ground. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#20. Life isn't a pulp novel, Joe, and death isn't either. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#21. Space was full of questions, life was a sentence always ending in an ellipsis or a question mark. You couldn't answer everything. You could only believe there were answers at all. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#22. Let go of Osama Bin Laden, let go of books where bombs go off and people die, let go of this war you have no scale for, that you don't understand. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#23. It's a small publication dedicated to a scholarly discourse of the Osamaverse. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#24. Other humans believed the same way they breathed: it came natural to them. The world was filled with synagogues and churches, mosques and temples, shrines to Elron and Ogko. New faiths rose and fell like breath. They bred like flies. They died like species. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#25. Orphan could no longer hear or see the shadows of the dead. He didn't think they had perished. Most likely they were hiding now, somewhere in this landscape of books. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#26. A gentleman killed with bullets, the state with gas. Only a madman used a knife. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#27. I was covered in gore, dripping in slime, and in a very bad mood. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#28. Or perhaps it was curiosity that motivated them after all, that earliest of motives, the most human and the most suspect, the one that had led Adam to the Tree, in the dawn of Story. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#29. Life wasn't like that neat classification system, Achimwene had come to realize. Life was half-completed plots abandoned, heroes dying halfway along their quests, loves requited and un-, some fading inexplicably, some burning short and bright. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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#30. One dead copper, one dead whore. I was getting too old. Everything hurt. I would miss my books most, I thought. But books, like people, can always be replaced. - Author: Lavie Tidhar
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