Citati iz knjige „The Butterfly Garden: A Thriller“ autora Dot Hutchison

Nurlan Süleymanov
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I don’t choose to be sad or pissed off, but I don’t exactly choose to be happy, either.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
Sometimes the illusion of freedom, of choice, was more painful than captivity.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
I liked the fairy tales. Not the watered-down Disney shit, or the sanitized Perrault versions. I liked the real ones, where horrible things happened to everyone and you really understood it wasn’t intended for children.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
Justice is a faulty thing at the best of times, and it doesn’t actually fix anything.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
. It’s about the eyes, really. If you’ve seen enough, you just look older, no matter what the rest of your face looks like.
Valerie Gonzalez
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“Some people stay broken. Some pick up the pieces and put them back together with all the sharp edges showing.”
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“Two years ago, according to her boss. Taxes support it.”
“Two years . . .”
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re you saying you forgot?”
“I’m saying he called me Maya.”
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she said trains instead of metro or subway—that meant something, didn’t it?
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“The man who held you—you talked with his gardener?”
She shakes her head. “He was the Gardener.”
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Which makes some of them wonder if she’s a victim at all.

Is she???

makennaconklin
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plastering the pictures of victims across television screens and newspapers so there’s never a way for them to forget what happened to them.
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As far as anyone can tell, this is one girl with no interest in being found.
makennaconklin
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Which makes some of them wonder if she’s a victim at all.
Nurlan Süleymanov
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Cowardice may be our natural state but it’s still a choice.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
“Just be careful with the hope,” I cautioned her. “A little is fine. Too much is crippling.”
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
Reading had been an escape when I was younger, and even though I didn’t have anything I particularly needed to escape from anymore, it was still something I loved.
Nurlan Süleymanov
Nurlan Süleymanov je citiraoпрошле године
Sometimes you can look at a wedding and realize with a certain sense of resignation that any children produced in that marriage will inevitably be fucked up and fucked over. It’s a fact, not a sense of foreboding so much as a grim acceptance that these two people should not—but definitely will—reproduce.
Lakshmi Narayan
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Her eyes are half-closed, deep shadows bruising the skin beneath, and her black hair is dull and unwashed, scraped back into a messy knot.
Lola Loba
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Hate her if you have to, but I just feel sorry for her.
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