Canadian writer (1968-)
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A Rip Through Time (2022)Edit
- All page numbers are from the hardcover first edition published by Minotaur Books ISBN 978-1-250-82000-6
- Here’s where I’m going wrong. Well, one of the many ways I am going wrong. I feel superior to these people. I’m from the twenty-first century. So much more enlightened than them. That’s bullshit, of course.
I have the advantages of the modern world. Thinking it makes me smarter is the polar opposite of “enlightened.”
- Chapter 5 (p. 30)
- Fate deals unexpected hands, and we learn to play the cards we are given.
- Chapter 8 (p. 54)
- Scotland has a reputation for overcast, drizzly weather, but in Edinburgh you get the wind thrown in for free.
- Chapter 16 (p. 127)
- Science and popular opinion rarely progress at the same rate.
- Chapter 25 (p. 195)
- Judging by what I read of Lady Inglis’s letter, Victorians are having—and enjoying—sex. They just don’t talk about it. How terribly Victorian of them.
- Chapter 28 (p. 222)