Quote of the Week | I’ll Give You the Sun

Week 28 I'll Give You the Sun v2

His soul might be a sun. I’ve never met anyone who had the sun for a soul.

I’ll Give You the Sun
Jandy Nelson

This was my favourite book of last year, and it remains incredibly important to me.

This quote from Noah Sweetwine always makes me smile, as do so many of Noah’s descriptions – Noah has a unique perspective on the world, an artist’s perspective, and he lives so strongly in each moment of his life. In the prologue of the book Jandy Nelson describes him as a flood in a paper cup, which I think is perfect. I adore how Noah describes people, how viscerally he experiences his interpersonal relationships, and I think this quote is a brilliant expression of that. And let’s be honest, it’s a beautiful way to describe someone you’re falling in love with…

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Through July, I’m trying out a new feature called Quote of the Week, which will post every Monday. This means more content on the blog, as well as a chance to share some thoughts on specific beautiful words by wonderful authors. And this blog is called DoodleMole…!
After this month, I’ll decide whether I want to keep it going. Let me know what you think in comments!


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