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The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book

by Neil Gaiman

Memory and the Past Quotes

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Quote #7

“How could you make her forget me?” (7.789)

“People want to forget the impossible. It makes their world safer.” (7.790)

Like Bod, we have a really hard time with Silas wiping Scarlett’s memory of him. It seems cruel to both Scarlett and Bod. Knowing how precious his own memory is to him, Bod will probably question the wisdom of Silas’s decision for a long time to come.

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