Posts Tagged 'power'

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell – I

Power is lost or won, never created or destroyed. Power is a visitor to, not a possession of, those it empowers.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2014.

Lexicon by Max Barry – I

To people at the top, the scariest thing is how many people there are below.

Barry, Max. Lexicon. New York: Penguin, 2014.

The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman – III

It was funny how just when you thought you knew yourself through and through, you stumbled on a new kind of strength, a fresh reserve of power inside you that you never knew you had, and all at once you found yourself burning a little brighter and hotter than you ever had before.

Grossman, Lev. The Magician’s Land: A Novel. New York: Viking, 2014.