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Sharon Kay Penman

Datum narození: 13. srpen 1945

Sharon Kay Penman je americká historická spisovatelka.


„... smutek je jako rána, která zhnisá, když se včas neléčí.“ z knihy Prokletý trůn

„I inhale hope with every breath I take.“ When Christ and His Saints Slept


„…she remembered watching a summer sunset from this very spot. Not so long ago; just a lifetime.“ When Christ and His Saints Slept

„I should like to freeze in time all those I do love... Rather like flowers pressed between the pages of a book!“

„We tend to forget at times that it is the little ones, the children, who do suffer the greatest hurt. If we cannot comprehend why certain sorrows are visited upon us, how on earth can they?“ The Sunne in Splendour

„... A scar signifies past pain, a wound that did not heal as it ought. But it testifies, too, to survival...(Here be Dragons)“

„Autumn that year painted the countryside in vivid shades of scarlet, saffron and russet, and the days were clear and crisp under harvest skies.“ Time and Chance

„Poor Wales. So far from Heaven, so close to England.“ Here be Dragons


„There is nothing worse than an enemy with imagination.“

„Men are born to sin…What does matter most, is not that we err, it is that we do benefit from our mistakes, that we are capable of sincere repentance, of genuine contrition.“ The Sunne in Splendour

„I’ll admit that my garden now grows hope in lavish profusion, leaving little room for anything else. I suppose it has squeezed out more practical plants like caution and common sense. Still, though, hope does not flourish in every garden, and I feel thankful it has taken root in mine.“ The Reckoning

„For every wound, the ointment of time.“ When Christ and His Saints Slept


„…a cynic who was still saddened whenever his jaundiced view of mankind was confirmed...“ When Christ and His Saints Slept

„I should like to freeze in time all those I do love, keep them somehow safe from the ravages of the passing years..."Rather like flowers pressed between the pages of a book!“ The Sunne in Splendour

„It was just like him, she thought; with him, a happy ending was always a foregone conclusion. But such was the power of his faith that when she was with him; she found herself believing in happy endings, too.“ When Christ and His Saints Slept

„The great hall was shimmering in light, sun streaming from the open windows, and ablaze with colour, the walls decorated with embroidered hangings in rich shades of gold and crimson. New rushes had been strewn about, fragrant with lavender, sweet woodruff, and balm... the air was... perfumed with honeysuckle and violet, their seductive scents luring in from the gardens butterflies as blue as the summer sky.“ Devil's Brood

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