John Crow's Devil Quotes

Marlon James
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Fool. You should a do this two years ago when we was one. Now we is one and seven,' was all she would say.”
-- Narrator (The Rum Preacher paragraph 13)

Importance: The “she” in this quote is Lillimae Perkins. She has just killed her father who was raping her and hurt “the five” deacons and the Rum Preacher. The eight she mentions is a reference to demons. In the next paragraph, the narrator notes that no one will confront a woman with eight demons.

God had sent him to Gibbeah. Jesus looked just like him.”
-- Narrator (Dead Nephews paragraph 1)

Importance: The wording is significant because a person would typically say that someone looked like Jesus, but the author writes here that Jesus looks like “him,” meaning Apostle York. It gives the impression that Apostle York is somehow more powerful or more important in God's eyes than Jesus.

Pastor Hector Bligh was fifty-three years old but guilt had pulled down his face...
-- Narrator (Revival Part One paragraph 10)

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