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Page 23

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

“‘He bounces,’ Rafe observes, and then they dust off their hands, smiling at him.”

- Page 23 from Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel.

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Friday, February 10th, 2012

“Historians have suggested that we began to disregard our neighbours at around the same time as we ceased communally to honour our gods.”

- Sentence on page 23 of Religion for Atheists by Alain de Botton

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Friday, February 3rd, 2012

“It is an innocuous word, and Daniel Spork was not a firebrand or a red-toothed crook – unlike his son – but it puts Joe a little more on edge.”

- Sentence on page 23 of Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway.

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Friday, January 27th, 2012

“Given the crowd in the salon and the nature of the gathering, she doubted any of the three would notice her absence until they were ready to depart; only then would they look for her.”

- Sentence on Page 23 of The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae by Stephanie Laurens.

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Friday, January 13th, 2012

“There are a number of ways to establish someone’s approximate survival expectations without actually asking.”

- Page 23, Sentence 22* of The Fault in our Stars by John Green.

*Yes, I’m aware that it’s supposed to be sentence 5 of page 23, as per the meme from a few years 8 years ago, but I’m going to go with the most intriguing sentence here instead. :-)