Tag: Book Quotes

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    The House on the Strand

    Selected Quotes

    I remembered that the tide had been out, the stretches of flat sand exposed, the row of bathing-huts, lined like denture in an open mouth, forming a solid background to the golden expanse.

    from The House on the StrandChapter One

    The small, pane-less windows gave little light, the aperture tight closed by oiled parchment, while the lighted candles standing on the trestle table at the bed’s foot threw monstrous shadows on ochre-coloured walls.

    from The House on the StrandChapter Six