There are so many great quotes from across the whole spectrum of literature, from both past masters and modern day authors. So I have introduced the ‘Random Quotes’ section, to reflect on this amazing pool of knowledge and wit.
They say that the first line of a piece of writing, is always the most difficult to set down on paper. It seems to me, that it may also be the most definitive, as I find it often sets the scene in my mind, even before I have turned the first page. I have started a catalogue of ‘first lines’, which have done just that for me …
Cwmglo, September 1919 As an explosion shook the narrow, terraced house in Back Street, Cwmglo, sixteen-year-old Merrion Roberts clapped a hand over her mouth to muffle her scream. The baby in the home-made wooden cradle set beside the fire wakened and let out a thin, fretful cry, like the mewling of a frightened kitten. Merrion […]
“Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered”