by Frank Cottrell Boyce
"My brother believes he's being chased by a demon... a demon that makes things vanish."
"Anyway, she did this experiment where she stuck an Alka-Seltzer to the inside of the lid of one of the canisters with Blu-Tack, then she poured some water in the canister, put the lid on and turned it upside down. No one was that interested, until about two minutes later when the canister shot up to the ceiling and hit a light bulb spraying water everywhere. Suddenly everyone wanted a go." (Page 41)
"What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown?"