Quotes from East of the Sun

Julia Gregson ·  587 pages

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“She had a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you're swimming and you want to put your feet down on something solid, but the water's deeper than you think and there's nothing there”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“One of the the things she most liked about the city -apart from all its obvious attractions, the theatre, the galleries, the exhilarating walks by the river- was that so few people ever asked you personal questions.”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“If you were lucky, very lucky indeed, there were one or two people in your life who you could tell the unvarnished truth too, shell and egg. And that these people held the essence of you inside them. The rest would be conversations that ended when night fell, or the dinner part ended.”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“Estou sempre a fazer isto com as pessoas. Ponho-as de parte antes de as conhecer, ou acho que a simpatia, um certo tipo de abertura, é uma forma de fraqueza”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“Gracias a la vida que me ha dado tanto”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“Abril é o mês mais cruel, gera lilases da terra morta, mistura a memória e o desejo, mistura raízes dormentes com chuva de Primavera.”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“He’d told her how orphaned birds would sometimes accept the most pathetic substitutes for their mothers—a pullover, a hot-water bottle, an armpit, or even a paper airplane—anything rather than nothing, but preferably something that moved.”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun

“There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy”
― Julia Gregson, quote from East of the Sun


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