“Do you live by the river? I hope so, because people who live near running water are much nicer than people who don’t. I’d be mean as a scorpion if I lived inland.”
That second sentence is probably completely untrue, but I like it anyway. The friend who recommended The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society to me was right: the book is, at moments, laugh out loud funny. It reminds me how much I love fiction.