“He is an evil person. I will annihilate him, like you crush a louse with your thumbnail,” said one member of the Swedish academy to another, over a mushroom-related mistranslation and a poetic slur against young women with older husbands.
“We need to bring the same simple principle to our books. Someone killed someone else: who? You’ll find out at the end of the book. Something weird is happening: what? You’ll find out at the end of the book. Something has to be stopped: how? You’ll find out at the end of the book.” – absolutely fantastic essay on building suspense by Lee Child
Cat singing the Game of Thrones opening theme: