B is for Burglar- Words & Quotes

Words from B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton:

  • pugilistic- characteristic of a boxer
  • psoriasis- a skin disease marked by red, scaly, itchy patches
  • appellation- name or title
  • vivisection- the practice of performing experiments on live animals for scientific research
  • fractious- irritable and quarrelsome
  • rococo- of elaborate Baroque style

Quotes from B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton:

“You don’t have to justify yourself to me. You did what you did. Just don’t try to turn it into a philosophical statement, because it doesn’t ring true.”

“Everything that grows up here longs to burn.”


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