The Chocolate Touch Quotes

Patrick Skene Catling
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John Midas was candy mad.
-- Narrator (Chapter 1 paragraph 8)

Importance: The narrator, describing the character of John Midas, provides John's biggest flaw. That flaw coalesces around candy, especially chocolate. This candy madness that John has will become central to the novel's plot.

Each one of these things had felt the way it had always felt before… But everything had tasted like the chocolate he had eaten in bed last night.
-- Narrator (Chapter 4 paragraph 2)

Importance: Between brushing his teeth and eating breakfast, John discovers that everything tastes like delicious chocolate, though the things that he eats retain their feel and texture. Bacon still crunches like bacon, but it tastes like chocolate. Toothpaste still feels like toothpaste, but it tastes like chocolate.

The magic – for John now knew that his power must be magic – was apparently getting stronger.
-- Narrator (Chapter 5 paragraph 17)

Importance: Traveling to school, John is stunned to see that his leather glove also turns to chocolate. In class, John is further stunned to...

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