Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Purty Words: Everything Beautiful Began After

George loved every aspect of language. He loved to see it written, to hear it used, to feel its sounds in his mouth. What couldn’t be felt in real life could be felt through language—through the experience of another by setting of marks upon a page. It was unthinkable, yet it worked (30).

Everything Beautiful Began After by Simon Van Booy

This passage was worth highlighting in my e-galley! There are more where this came from!


  1. Me too! So fitting, right? That's what I loves about language.

  2. I'd highlight it, too! Is this his new novel?

  3. I'm very intrigued about this book after reading your quotation.


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