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The Cuckoo's Calling

Robert Galbraith

Top 10 Best Quotes

“How could the death of someone you had never met affect you so?”

“The dead could only speak through the mouths of those left behind, and through the signs they left scattered behind them.”

“How easy it was to capitalize on a person’s own bent for self-destruction; how simple to nudge them into non-being, then to stand back and shrug and agree that it had been the inevitable result of a chaotic, catastrophic life.”

“When you are young, and beautiful, you can be very cruel.”

“Humans often assumed symmetry and equality where none existed.”

“A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.”

“It's that wounded-poet crap, that soul-pain shit, that too-much-of-a-tortured-genius-to-wash bollocks. Brush your teeth, you little bastard. You're not fucking Byron.”

“He had never been able to understand the assumption of intimacy fans felt with those they had never met.”

“Strike was used to playing archaeologist among the ruins of people’s traumatised memories;”

“Seven and a half million hearts were beating in close proximity in this heaving old city, and many, after all, would be aching far worse than his.”

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