Quick Quotes: The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

Posted May 5, 2014 by Lory in quotes / 2 Comments

The only vessel in which the soul could be studied was the living human body, which made it as difficult as trying to study the soul of a Mexican jumping bean.

We could learn nothing about the soul from a corpse, I had decided, after several firsthand encounters with cadavers.

Flavia de Luce, in The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches
by Alan Bradley

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2 responses to “Quick Quotes: The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

  1. I just finished this one — it was a wild ride! I wonder where he will go with the next four in the series (added to his original contract for six).

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