20th Century Ghosts
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"20th Century Ghosts" Quotes

By Joe Hill

horror | 316 pages | Published in NaN

A collection of short stories.Imogene is young and beautiful. She kisses like a movie star and knows everything about every film ever made. She's also dead and waiting in the Rosebud Theater for Alec Sheldon one afternoon in 1945.... Arthur Roth is a lonely kid with big ideas and a gift for attracting abuse. It isn't easy to make friends when you're the only inflatable boy in town.... Francis is unhappy. Francis was human once, but that was then. Now he's an eight-foot-tall locust and everyone in Calliphora will tremble when they hear him sing....John Finney is locked in a basement that's stained with the blood of half a dozen other murdered children. In the cellar with him is an antique telephone, long since disconnected, but which rings at night with calls from the dead....The past isn't dead. It isn't even past...

ISBN_13:9780061147975

Quotes

Sometimes you have to give up on people. Not because you don't care, but because they don't.

Joe Hill

Ghosts are memories, and we carry them because those we love do not leave the world.

Joe Hill

Fear is the engine that drives all great stories.

Joe Hill

The world can be a terrible place, but it is also filled with wonder.

Joe Hill

Sometimes the worst things in our lives put us on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.

Joe Hill

The things that make us different also make us beautiful.

Joe Hill

Grief is like a long, winding staircase. You have to keep climbing, even if it feels like you're going nowhere.

Joe Hill

We're all stories in the end. Make it a good one.

Joe Hill

The greatest power we possess is the power to choose.

Joe Hill

We all have our ghosts. The trick is not to let them define us.

Joe Hill