Å, hvilken fantastisk bok! Jeg er nesten halvveis, og jeg er forelsket. I denne fantastiske boken og det vakre språket som blir brukt. Hvorfor i all vide verden jeg ikke har lest denne før, det begriper jeg rett og slett ikke. Hvilken perle i litteraturhistorien. Her kommer en liten smakebit:
Possibly it had occured to him that the colossal significance of that light had now vanished forever. Compared to the great distance that had separated him from Daisy it seemed very near to her, almost touching her. It had seemed as close as a star to the moon. Now it was again a green light on a dock. His count of anchanted objects had diminished by one.