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The House of Silk

Anthony Horowitz

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Show Holmes a drop of water and he would deduce the existence of the Atlantic. Show it to me and I would look for a tap. That was the difference between us.”

“Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.”

“I think my reputation will look after itself," Holmes said. "If they hang me, Watson, I shall leave it to you to persuade your readers that the whole thing was a misunderstanding.”

“when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”

“I had received an answer to the question that Holmes had put to me. Now all I needed to know was why I had asked it.”

“There are, I think, occasions when you know that you have arrived at the end of a long journey, when, even though your destination is still concealed from sight, you are somehow aware that when you turn the corner that lies just ahead of you, there it will be.”

“It was quite elementary,' returned the detective with a languid gesture of one hand.”

“You look at me as if I were a conjuror,' Holmes remarked, with a laugh.”

“We’re all on the road to ruin but some are further ahead than others.”

“The few questions I had asked had been futile and I was suddenly dispirited, for it had occurred to me that had Holmes been present, he would have probably have solved the entire mystery by now.”

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