5+ quotes from Archer's Goon by Diana Wynne Jones

Quotes from Archer's Goon

Diana Wynne Jones ·  324 pages

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“This book will prove the following ten facts:
1. A Goon is a being who melts into the foreground and sticks there.
2. Pigs have wings, making them hard to catch.
3. All power corrupts, but we need electricity.
4. When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, the result is a family fight.
5. Music does not always sooth the troubled beast.
6. An Englishman's home is his castle.
7. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
8. One black eye deserves another.
9. Space is the final frontier, and so is the sewage farm.
10. It pays to increase your word power.”
― Diana Wynne Jones, quote from Archer's Goon


“Learn to drive?"
"Never," said Quentin. "My mission in life is to be a passenger.”
― Diana Wynne Jones, quote from Archer's Goon


“Somewhere in the lane after that they came level with a small door next to a fried chicken shop. There was a small red-lit sign over this door.”
― Diana Wynne Jones, quote from Archer's Goon


“You don’t give hired assassins supper, do you?” Quentin smiled. “No, but when a wolf follows your sleigh, you give it meat,” he”
― Diana Wynne Jones, quote from Archer's Goon


“All power corrupts, but we need electricity.”
― Diana Wynne Jones, quote from Archer's Goon


About the author

Diana Wynne Jones
Born place: in London, England, The United Kingdom
Born date August 16, 1934
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