Q is for Quotes
So, there are some very beautiful lines in TPF. Not surprising, though. Cornelia Funke has one of the prettiest writing voices in the world. While the Reckless series is a bit darker and grittier than some of her other books, the words are still magical and just gorgeous. So, here are some of my favorites from The Petrified Flesh (some of them are really random, but whatever.)
"What kind of world is this? If fur turns to skin, and skin to stone, what remains?"
"Clara looked at the dust-covered lamp above her. The white porcelain looked so normal. It's ordinariness made the terror of the house even more palpable for Clara."
"The pale green stone ran through his skin like a promise."
"...he had learned that the world made no sense and their were no happy endings."
"She had indeed dreamed the truth.
Or spun the truth from a dream."
"Where did love come from? What was it made of? Stone, like Kami'en? Water, like her and her sisters?"