‘There were rules to the game. I could not lose my virginity and I had to be careful not to let a boy go further than I wanted to.’
‘Hara had stumbled on a kind of play, as if they were sisters left alone by their parents for the first time to explore the different ways a day could be deconstructed.‘
‘You were a chasm that cracked and turned into stones, and then the stones lay there, beautifully laid, in a wall.’
‘Like scraps of leather, oddly shaped, things from life, people and sayings and objects, found themselves spliced together.’
‘The aim of this study is to visualise a means of understanding the essential aspects of a literary text.’
‘It occurred to Ana that this was a woman who often left things hanging.’
‘He’s not himself’, Mum says in the kitchen. Well, who is he then? Is he 40 per cent of his young self? Ten? Do I still have to love him as much as ever, this 90 per cent stranger?
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