A Monster Calls
by Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls Quotes
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He'd told no one about the nightmare. Not his mum, obviously, but no one else either, not his dad in their fortnightly (or so) phone call, definitely not his grandma, and no one at school. (1.6)
"She'll seem better tomorrow, his grandma said, her voice huskier, "but she won't be, Conor." (6.38)
Versions of Reality Quotes
He'd had a nightmare. Well, not a nightmare. The nightmare. The one he'd been having a lot lately. The one with the darkness and the wind and the screaming. The one with the hands slipping from his...
The Supernatural Quotes
"Don't be stupid," he told himself. "You're too old for monsters." (1.15)
She hadn't tied her scarf around her head yet this morning, and her bare scalp looked too soft, too fragile in the morning light, like a baby's. It made Conor's stomach hurt to see it. (2.35)
When Conor started having that nightmare, that's when Harry noticed him, like a secret mark had been placed on him that only Harry could see. (3.8)