Francesca Haig: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Francesca Haig Quotes 

Francesca Haig, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Francesca Haig quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Francesca Haig’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Francesca Haig made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Francesca Haig

Francesca Haig is best known for her post-apocalyptic Fire Sermon trilogy (The Fire Sermon, The Map of Bones, and The Forever Ship), which has been translated into over 20 languages.

The Cookbook of Common Prayer, her latest novel, will be published in June 2021 in the UK and July 2021 in Australia and New Zealand.

Francesca is a PhD graduate from the University of Melbourne who worked as an academic before becoming a full-time writer after obtaining her PhD. Several of her poems have been published in a variety of journals. Originally from Tasmania, she now lives in London, where she grew up.

Twitter: FrancescaHaig

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Popular Quotes

“When did we become grateful for such small mercies?”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

 “He stood for a while in the doorway. When I looked at him, I saw double: the man in front of me, and the boy he evoked. He was tall now, and he wore his dark hair longer, swept behind his ears. His face had filled out, softening the sharp angles of his cheekbones and chin. I’d remembered that in summer he used to have freckles—a scattering of them across his nose, like the first handful of dust thrown onto a coffin. There was no sign of them now, his skin only a few degrees less pale than my own cell-blanched flesh. He stepped in and locked the door behind him, slipping the keys into his pocket.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

“There were several paths that zigzagged their way down to the coast, but the islanders relied on the tunnels rather than those narrow, circuitous trails, deliberately kept small so they couldn’t be seen from the water. We avoided them, too, for fear of encountering soldiers from either side, and instead took our chances on the steep, jagged rock. In places it was so sharp that to grab at it for balance was like grasping at blades; at others it was so thickly coated with bird droppings that any purchase was impossible.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

 “There were other rumors, too, though these were rare and were shared more furtively: murmurings about Omega resistance, and whispers about the island. But watching my neighbors’ resignation as we rebuilt the barn, these ideas seemed far-fetched. The Council had ruled for hundreds of years; the idea that there could be any place free of their control was nothing but wishful thinking.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

 “A history written in ashes, in bones. Before the blast, they say there’d been sermons about fire, about the end of the world. The fire itself gave the last sermon; after that there were no more.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

 “I closed my eyes. “I didn’t choose this. I didn’t choose to be some kind of secret weapon.” “I know that,” said Zoe. “But maybe you should.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

“The tall man had introduced himself: Owen. His earlier terseness was still present but was outweighed by curiosity.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

 “You think you’re being self-effacing, or modest, but you’re not. You’re protecting him.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

“I’m not sure that secret goat-farming is the most effective show of defiance.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

“The next morning, as usual, I woke from dreams of fire.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

10 Famous Quotes by Author Francesca Haig

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Francesca Haig quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Francesca Haig quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Francesca Haig. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Francesca Haig quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Francesca Haig Quote 

“And if you just keep running, what’s the point then? He let you leave because he thought you’d be valuable—thought you could help us.” My voice was unsteady. “I tried to help, and all I did was get locked up by the Assembly, and draw the Confessor to the island. I don’t know what everyone thinks I’m supposed to be able to do now.” “Nor do I. So far, to be honest, I’m not seeing what all the fuss is about. But Piper saw something in you. And the Alphas sure as hell found a use for their seer. So it seems to me that running away is just throwing away the sacrifice that he made. That all those people on the island made.”
― Francesca Haig, The Fire Sermon

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