A NovelBook - 2018 | 25th anniversary edition
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pg 169 "...so courageous to attack a novel of such stupendous size" ... "I should never dare to start so lengthy a book myself." ...
"Don't worry about it for a moment, my dear; you wouldn't understand it anyway." (Lord Grey story about his mother and a ditsy friend. A tactful put down)
pg 168 continued
..."In this case, however, I think it isna so. Each character is most carefully considered, and all the incidents chosen seem necessary to the story. No I think is is true that some stories simply require a greater space in which to be told." (Jamie Fraser)
pg 168 "Do you think the size of the book is justified by the complexity of the story?'" Grey asked ...
"I have seen books where that is the case, to be sure." he said. "An author seeks by sheer inundation of detail to overwhelm the reader into belief....
"The first thing you do when I find you is faint, and as soon as I've got you back on your feet, you get me assaulted in a pub and chased through Edinburgh in company with a deviant Chinese, ending up in a brothel--whose madam seems to be on awfully familiar terms with you, I might add. You then take off your clothes, announce that you're a terrible person with a depraved past, and take me to bed. What did you expect me to think?"-Claire
"I have burned for you for twenty years, Sassenach. Do ye not know that? Jesus! But I'm no the man ye knew, twenty years past, am I? We know each other now less than we did when we wed."-Jamie
"First I'm a Sassenach, and now I'm a dogsbody. What do you Scots call people when you're trying to be nice?-Brianna
"Samhain--hallowe'en, you know?--that's one of the feasts when it was customary to try to divine the future. And one of the ways of divination was to walk to the end of the house, and then step outside with your eyes closed. The first thing you see when you open them is an omen for the near future."-Roger
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