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Friday's Tunnel Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Friday's Tunnel
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“Her parents were more interested in playing with words than giving their children sensible names, so her older brother is Friday, although the four younger sisters were spared that joke.”
John Verney
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Friday's Tunnel
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older brother
large family
the parents
sensible names
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“The book begins, Friday is fixated on digging a tunnel through the chalk cliff at the edge of their land (with is perhaps a little eccentric), and is actually making progress.”
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“A new highway is going to be built right against the Callendar’s property, cutting them off from the country side they love.”
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“There seems to be no good reason why the area of outstanding beauty was chosen when other routes would have made more sense.”
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“Thought she’s suspected by some of sabotage, the solution to re-locating the road comes from following the money, and enlisting the help of the press.”
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“Meet the deliciously zany Callendars _a British family of eight (not counting the animals) whose offbeat interest land them all in the astonishing middle of an international political crisis.”
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“Their daily lives of arguing about whose turn it is to milk, pony rides, and free range exploration of a wonderfully beautiful bit of the English countryside are fascinatingly different from modern American life.”
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“Little do any of the Callendar’s know that the tunnel digging is going to result in the family mixed up in an international crisis, involving a strange new mineral from a Mediterranean Island.”
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“The family mixed up in an international crisis, involving a strange new mineral from a Mediterranean Island that could (this being the height of the Cold War era) be used to make a weapon even more powerful than the current atomic bombs....
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“February finds herself following the threads of the international mystery that is taking place in her stomping ground until she ends up in real danger.”

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