The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel Quotes

David Wroblewski
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"A person communicates by giving as well as taking, by expressing what is inside" (Signs, p. 43).

"And that night, he dreamt of a jumbled world, color and sound without substance, and in the dreaming everything fitted together perfectly, mosaic pieces interlocked in a stately, exquisite dance" (A Thin Sigh, p. 117).

"I know you're doing what seems right. But I'm not helpless. I don't expect this to be easy..." (Storm, p. 130).

"The painter who creates one masterpiece, never to produce another, is well known" (Lessons and Dreams, p. 193).

"Later, he would blame himself for not seeing what would happen, as if he could have prevented it, but during the weeks that followed, his preoccupation was above all with his mother's health and the mending of the injured dogs" (Courtship, p. 222).

"He tried to sort out his feelings. There was the desire to run; there was the desire to stay...

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