And even in the house I could smell how raw the wind was. That sort of wind brought out a musk in the fir trees and spread the cold breath of the lake everywhere. There was nothing out there — no smell of wood smoke or oatmeal — to hint at human comfort.
— from Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
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Marilynne Robinson has been on my TBR list for a while now — I really must get round to reading her novels. The quotes you’ve posted are great!