Happy Halloween! Here’s a collection of spooky book quotes perfect for Halloween night.
“His mind, like so many minds of his generation, was richly furnished with bogies. He had read his H. G. Wells and others.”
“Vampires used to be the Dracula types, but in the last ten years most of them have become weak, brooding androgynes that only go after teenagers.”
“The space opera, perpetually criticized, once its basic elements were recognized, would nevertheless rocket on through the decades, spawning hit television series, new religions, and a steady flow of Jedi to doorways on Halloween.”
“Tell me, young maister, be they witches? For ’twas fey doings that night, sithee, and Ah fear for our souls.”
“Fear is contagious. You can catch it. Sometimes all it takes is for someone to say that they’re scared for the fear to become real.”
“…I am filled with the certainty that if I look back through the window he will be right there on the other side, pressed up against the glass like that gremlin thing from that old Twilight Zone episode with William Shatner and the plane…”
“Father tried not to show it, but he was scared of the things everyone had started calling zombies, and that made her scared of them too.”
“This thing kills before us and behind us, and we not knowing what happens beyond the next bush. I have a sense of being toyed with.”
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