A Couple More Killer Quotes from an Extraordinary Novel


“Hypocrisy is thriving. And its future is even brighter.”


“The mganga* has turned your head.”

“Perhaps,” I replied, “perhaps he has turned my head. But now I know I am looking in the right direction.”

The Collector of Worlds, A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton by Iliya Troyanov

*mganga — medicine man


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  1. This quote, obviously, is to soften us for your balls to the wall campaign to get John Lowell Burton knighted.

    Comment by Wiliam Strunk, Jr. — 4.13.2010 @ 5:18 pm

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