★★★★ Title: The Neil Flambé Capers #1 – #4 Neil Flambé and The Marco Polo Murders Neil Flambé and The Aztec Abduction Neil…
“We’re not supposed to be friends, you and me. We’re meant to be enemies. Did you know that? ”
“It’s like the people who believe they’ll be happy if they go and live somewhere else, but who learn it doesn’t work that way. Wherever you go, you take yourself with you. If you see what I mean.”
“Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.”
“Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
“Harry Hole. The lone wolf, the drunk, the department’s enfant terrible and, apart from Tom Waaler, the best detective on the sixth floor.”
“It was gone now, the little smile, the glee that Spite gives. The Small-mindedness. The Self-righteousness. The Sadism. The four ‘S’s of revenge.”
“The Fat Girl Code of Conduct:
1. Any sexual activity is a secret. No public displays of affection.
2. Don’t discuss your weight with him.
3. Go further than skinny girls. If you can’t sell him on your body, you’d better overcompensate with sexual perks.
4. Never, ever, ever, ever, ever push the relationship thing. ”
“Can’t repeat the past? …Why of course you can!”