Frases de Martha Grimes

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Martha Grimes

Data de nascimento: 2. Maio 1931

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„Nós não sabemos quem realmente somos até que possamos ver o que somos capazes de fazer.“

„Before you hate something you should try to understand it.“ Dakota


„An idyllic childhood is probably illusion.“ The Lamorna Wink

„Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? There's a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margo's role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, "I ran all the way". That's what I want.“ Dust

„We don't know who we are until we see what we can do.“

„Elf made his way fuzzily back to the drawer, trying to think nasty thoughts about his tormentor (Mungo the dog) but he couldn't, as he was too little and his mind was formless and without messages.
( "Elf" the tiny kitten Mungo tormented )“
The Black Cat

„Melrose was so concerned that the [book]shop might close for lack of business, that he had suggested he would like to invest in it or even become a silent partner. "You see, books have always been a hobby of mine." Books had never been a hobby; they were a necessity.“ Vertigo 42

„And so it continued all day, wynde after wynde, from a room beyond came the whistle of a teakettle. "Now, you really must join me. I've some marvelous Darjeeling, and some delicious petits fours a friend of mine gave me for Christmas.“ The Man With a Load of Mischief


„If a cone had dropped on velvet needles, if a star had lain a silver track across the sky, if the dead had turned in their graves - I swear, I would have heard it, that's how silent it all was.“

„Polly was a writer of many deadlines. There were the ignorable deadlines, the not-to-be-taken-too-seriously deadlines: the deadlines-before-the-deadlines deadlines, and finally, the no-kidding-around deadlines. She set these various dates, she'd told him, to fool herself.“ Rainbow's End

„Losing one's mind is surely like losing one's virginity. Lose a little, lose a lot.“ The Old Fox Deceiv'd

„Old willows trailed veils of wet leaves across his path. Moss crawled up the headstones. The place was otherwise deserted.“ Jerusalem Inn


„What does the absolutely final deadline apply to? What book?"
If there was one book that did not cry out for a sequel, it was "Death of a Doge". "Don't you remember what an awful time you had writing that book?“

„Melrose, smiling brightly at the butcher.“ Rainbow's End

„As he followed Wood, Jury thought: one disappearance, two auto accident victims, one in a mental institution, one drowned. One murdered. Rackmoor, for all its bracing sea air, didn’t seem the healthiest place in the British Isles.“ The Old Fox Deceiv'd

„Melrose sipped his tea and ate his bun in perfect peace. How wonderful! Solitude even at Ardry End was hard to come by. Perhaps he was fit for the life of a hermit. Give up all of his worldly possessions and go live in a hut on a shelf of rock and watch the sunrise every morning. Up before the sun! What a dreadful idea; he shuddered.“ The Lamorna Wink