Slade House Quotes

David Mitchell
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Do you ever think you might be a different species of human, knitted out of raw DNA in a laboratory like in 'The Island of Dr. Moreau,' and then turned loose to see if you can pass yourself off as normal or not?
-- Nathan (The Right Sort, 1979 paragraph 95)

Importance: Nathan has a lot of trouble trying to act like everyone else. He tries to appear “normal” and has been taught how to respond in specific situations. He is talking to Jonah, who is pretending to be a young teen. Jonah says that he and his sister are a different species, and that they spend all their time pretending to be normal.

Look at that mauve vein in her neck, it's throbbing, and a murmur's in my ear saying, 'Run now, as fast as you can, the way you came in'... and I say, 'What?' and the voice stops. Was it even there?
-- Nathan (The Right Sort, 1979 paragraph 120)

Importance: Nathan has...

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