Posts Tagged ‘Ann Cleeves’

Quote of the day, July 15

July 16, 2017

Ann Cleeves, from Dead Water

“Jimmy Perez sat in his car outside the kirk and watched the people go in. Once there’s been a community here and you could still see where the houses had been, the crumbling walls and the outline of the fields, but now the church was all that was left and most of the congregation came by car. It was one of those still, sunny days that came occasionally late in spring. The light was reflected from the sea and from a small loch close to the road … (more…)

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Quote of the day, July 13

July 14, 2017

Ann Cleeves, from Harbour Street

“Was it only possible truly to enjoy something if you knew there was a danger that it might be taken away?”

Quote of the day, Feb. 6

February 6, 2017

Ann Cleeves, on libraries

“Rather than the grey and dreary institutions of public perception, these should be places of innovation and experiment, where readers can take a chance on a book, pick one because they like the look of the cover or the title or because they see it returned by the gorgeous young man who lives in their street. After all, they will have absolutely nothing to lose. The book will be free.”