Quotes from Scorpia

Anthony Horowitz ·  388 pages

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“I am perfectly qualified to give you an injection. You're not going to tell me you're afraid of a little prick?"
"I wouldn't call you that...”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“The platform underneath the balloon fell on her as she was trying to escape," she explained. "She was crushed."
"I'd have been disappointed too.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“Statues lined the stairs and stood, dotted across the roof. But they had been brutalized by time and the weather. Some were missing arms. Many had no faces. Once they had been saints and angels. Two hundred years standing in London had turned them into cripples.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“You'd better get onto MI6. They'll be in charge of security at the airport."
"Of course." Sir Graham moved toward the door. He stopped and turned around. "And what happens if you're wrong?" he inquired. "What happens if these soccer players do somehow get killed?"
Kellner shrugged. "At least we'll know what we're dealing with," he said. "And they lost every single one of their games while they were in Nigeria. I'm sure we can put together another team.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“Do you realise how much trouble you're in?"
"Perhaps I'll have some Weetabix after all.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“We're meant to be friends but you never tell me anything.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“Alex listened as the two men argued, neither really listening to what the other had to say. So this was how the government worked!”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“if he waited for one load of passengers to get off and another to get on, he would never see the motor launch again. He was on the other side of the canal now. The streets were a little less crowded here. Alex caught his breath. He wondered how much longer he could run. And then he saw, with a surge of relief, that the motor launch had also arrived at its destination. It was pulling into a palace a little further up, stopping behind a series of wooden poles that slanted out of the water as if, like javelins, they had been thrown there by chance. As”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“he waited for one load of passengers to get off and another to get on, he would never see the”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“Alex felt the bullets pass over his shoulder and heard a scream as one of the other guards was hit. Well, that made one less anyway!”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

“met a woman named Julia Rothman. She was very beautiful but a complete bitch.”
― Anthony Horowitz, quote from Scorpia

About the author

Anthony Horowitz
Born place: in Stanmore, Middlesex, The United Kingdom
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