The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
The Lovely Bones Quotes
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I knew he was going to kill me. I did not realize then that I was an animal already dying. (1.91)
My mother had been the one who knew the meaning of every charm on my bracelet – where we had gotten it and why I like it. She made a meticulous list of what I'd carried and worn. (2.47)
"I've made a little hiding place," said Mr. Harvey. (1.24)
The Supernatural Quotes
But I came to believe that if I watched closely, and desired, I might change the lives of those I loved on Earth. (2.39)
I had been kissed once by someone I had liked. (1.76)
And they had never understood, as they did now, what the word horror meant. (2.45)
I can still see the hole like it was yesterday, and it was. Life is a perpetual yesterday for us. (1.39)
Rules and Order Quotes
"Nothing is ever certain," Len Fenerman said. (2.43) That was the line my father said to my mother, "Nothing is ever certain." (2.44)
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