″...he had the illusion that one nun was turning a cartwheel and another was trying to stand on her head. He pulled up, got off his bike and really looked back. Disappointingly, all was normal.
‘I could have sworn I saw it,’ he said.”
“I ought to tell you at the beginning that I am not quite normal, having had a violent experience at the age of nine. I will make this clear at once because I have noticed that if things seep out slowly through a book the reader is apt to feel let down or tricked in some way when he eventually gets the point.”
“1. I am not quite normal
2. I am not very popular
3. I am able to tell what people are thinking. And I might add
4. I am terribly bad at keeping quiet when I have something on my mind because
5. I ABSOLUTELY ALWAYS AND INVARIABLY TELL THE TRUTH.”