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journal Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about journal
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“Behind me lay the increasingly solemn silhouette of what was no longer really a lighthouse but instead a kind of reliquary.”
Jeff VanderMeer
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Annihilation
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Biologist
character
explorers
discoveries
journal
concepts
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“I had the sense that they now saw the world through a kind of veil, that they spoke to their interviewers from across a vast distance in time and space.”
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“An absence is not a presence, but still with each new depiction of a thistle, a shiver worked deeper and deeper into my spine.”
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“After a while, a kind of unease came over me as I began to perceive a terrible presence hovering in the background of these entries. I saw the Crawler or some surrogate approaching in that space just beyond the thistle, and the single focus of the journal keeper a way of coping with that horror.”
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“Any arbitrary turning along the way and I would be elsewhere; I would be different.”
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“The useless days will add up to something. The shitty waitressing jobs. The hours writing in your journal. The long meandering walks. The hours reading poetry and story collections and novels and dead people’s diaries and wondering about sex and God and whether you should shave under your arms or not. These things are your becoming.”
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“My fingers trembled as I opened the cover. There would be so much of Amy in this book it would be impossible to get through it without a few major cries. But I had to read it.”
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“Today Mathilda’s family went to the movies, the next day they went to the beach, then they had a picnic”. I kept wondering what the point of the story was - obviously had to do with the father but even that didn’t intrigue me in the slightest.”

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