In spite of all the sparring that went on between us, I sort of liked Morelli. Good judgment told me to stand clear of him, but then I've never been a slave to good judgment.
I don't need shoes. I need a night scope. You think they sell night scopes someplace here?
I always wanted to eat with a Negro, Grandma said.Yeah, well I always wanted to eat with a boney- assed old white woman, Lula said. So I guess this works out good.
I think that some books are more successful than others to certain readers. People who read my books for the humor, they're going to love one book. People who read my books for the mystery, they might not like that book quite as much.