Quotes by Hugh Howey

"Killing a man should be harder than waving a length of pipe in their direction. It should take long enough for one's conscience to get in the way."
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"That's the problem with the truth," Darcy said. "Liars and honest men both claim to have it."
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"He’d only ever seen a gun once, a smaller one on the hip of that old deputy, a gun he’d always figured was more for show. He stuffed a fistful of deadly rounds in his pocket, thinking how each one could end an individual life, and understanding why such things were forbidden. Killing a man should be harder than waving a length of pipe in their direction. It should take long enough for one’s conscience to get in the way."
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"My life is too tight, he wanted to say. My skin is too tight. The walls are too tight."
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"It turned out that some crooked things looked even worse when straightened. Some tangled knots only made sense once unraveled."
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Books by Hugh Howey

  • Wool (Wool, #1)
  • 78,966 ratings
  • July 30th 2011 by Broad Reach

    (first published July 29th 2011)

  • Sand (Sand, #1-5)
  • 24,524 ratings
  • October 23rd 2014 by Arrow

    (first published January 4th 2014)

  • Half Way Home
  • 12,765 ratings
  • May 1st 2010 by Broad Reach Publishing
Hugh Howey
  • Hugh Howey

  • Born: in Charlotte, NC, The United States.

  • Description: I'm the author of WOOL, a top 5 science fiction book on Amazon. I also wrote the Molly Fyde saga, a tale of a teenager from the 25th century who is repeatedly told that girls can't do certain things -- and then does them anyway.

    A theme in my books is the celebration of overcoming odds and of not allowing the cruelty of the universe to change who you are in the process. Most of them are classified as science fiction, since they often take place in the future, but if you love great stories and memorable characters, you'll dig what you find here. I promise.

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