Peter J. Atwood fiction

I like words, and more, words that are used well. This is where I collect them. Most I come across in the works of other authors, but on occasion I find some in the wild myself.

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“[The girls] appeared, in the intermittent colored flashes, like the queens of strange suits in a tarot deck.”

—Gene Wolfe, The Fifth Head of Cerberus