Because some sentences deserve more attention …
‘The North Water’ is not a ‘nice’ book, and I can’t stress this enough. It is crammed with cruelty, violence and death. So when you come across a sentence like this one, it stands out – a beautiful sentence in the middle of all the horror.
Balanced on the rim of the western horizon, the narrow Arctic sun glows and fades like a breathed-on emberThe North Water | Ian McGuire
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It is, indeed, a wonderful sentence!
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🥰 It’s a good book too – just a bit too brutal at times!