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"He mixed himself a fresh G&T, Gerald-style, quinine lost in juniper, and drifted around."
― Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty

"He mixed himself a fresh G&T, Gerald-style, quinine lost in juniper, and drifted around."

― Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty

"Maybe, generations ago, young people rebelled out of some clear motive, but now, we know we’re rebelling. Between teen movies and sex-ed textbooks we’re so ready for our rebellious phase we can’t help but feel it’s safe, contained. It will turn out all right, despite the risk, snug in the shell of rebellion narrative. Rebellion narrative, does that make sense? It was appropriate to do, so we did it."
 — Daniel Handler, The Basic Eight

"Maybe, generations ago, young people rebelled out of some clear motive, but now, we know we’re rebelling. Between teen movies and sex-ed textbooks we’re so ready for our rebellious phase we can’t help but feel it’s safe, contained. It will turn out all right, despite the risk, snug in the shell of rebellion narrative. Rebellion narrative, does that make sense? It was appropriate to do, so we did it."

— Daniel Handler, The Basic Eight