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Showing posts with label fairy tale. Show all posts

Snotty Saves The Day

9.5.11


This just arrived from Library Thing. I requested it because it said something about fairy tales, and because the cover looked mysterious and interesting. Because, these days, you do judge a book by its cover. They're designed that way.

The Bloody Chamber (and other stories), page 131

27.3.11


The night of the solstice,
the hinge of the year when things do not fit together as well as they should.


This is a beautiful, beautiful line. I’d noted it down without helpful accompanying information like book or author, and spent a while thinking it might have been Neil Gaiman.

The Bloody Chamber (and other stories), page 129

25.3.11


But those eyes are all you will be able to glimpse of the forest assassins as they cluster invisibly around your smell of meat as you go the woods unwisely late.

I’m staying home.