Little Bee (The Other Hand)
by Chris Cleave
Technology and Modernization Quotes in Little Bee (The Other Hand)
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
I picked up the phone. The new text was indeed from Andrew. SO SORRY, it said. (2.163)
Sarah gets this text after the police tell her that Andrew has hanged himself. Some glitch delays Andrew's final transmission, so it arrives a good long time after he sends it.
"Me did a favor for one of dem immigration men, all right. He make a few changes on de computer, just put a tick in the right box, you know, an – POW! – up come de names for release. (3.244)
As Yevette reveals to Little Bee, their release from detention is a result of technological manipulation.