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Best line: “No amount of straining for high-flown uplift can disguise the fact that The Goldfinch is a turkey.”
Donna Tartt built her latest novel around a 350-year-old portrait of a goldfinch.Face to Face With ‘The Goldfinch,’ the Painting from Donna Tartt’s Novel|Malcolm Jones|December 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Goldfinch proves Tartt to be a rara avis; her own species, willingly chained to her demanding muse.
To tell you the truth, she wouldn't look very much like a wren if you dressed her like a goldfinch.The Adventures of Puss in Boots, Jr.|David Cory
Their only notes were in quality much like the goldfinch's, and hardly louder, but without his characteristic inflection.Birds in the Bush|Bradford Torrey
The children showed me the nest of a goldfinch, near the ground, in one of the little orange-trees in front of the house.A-Birding on a Bronco|Florence A. Merriam
I hear the greenfinch, stronger and sharper than our goldfinch, but less pleasing.Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
The call-note is a high e-eep; its song like that of the Goldfinch but less musical.What Bird is That?|Frank M. Chapman