The wonderful new novel from the much loved author of 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' and 'Falling Angels'. Flames and funerals, circus feats and seduction, neighbours and nakedness: Tracy Chevalier's new novel 'Burning Bright' sparkles with drama. London 1792. The Kellaways move from familiar... read more
“Bacon! Bacon at a time like this! Christ amighty, I'm ashamed to call you a Butterfield! How often have I told you, lad, about the importance of speed? We'll get nothing form this if we dawdle and grease our lips with bacon and let others get there before us! What is it about that idea that escape you lad? Tell me.”Dick Butterfield
“The tension between contraries is what makes us ourselves. We have not just one, but the other too, mixing and clashing and sparking inside us. Not just light, but dark. Not jsut at peace, but at war. Not just innocent, but experienced. it is a lesson we could all do well to learn, to see all the world in a flower.”William Blake
“Then let me teach you something. What you want is not worth half the value of what you've still got. Remember that.”Laura Devine
“I'm going to fly out of here, pet. That's what I'm going to do.”Laura Devine
The tension between contraries is what makes us ourselves. We have not just one, but the other too, mixing and clashing and sparking inside us. Not just light, but dark. Not just at peace, but at war. Not just innocent, but experienced.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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