Hannah Kent Quotes

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Hannah Kent Quotes

And though the snow smothered the valley and the milk froze in the dairy, my soul thawed.
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Of all the names, one is a mistake. One is a nightmare. The stair you miss in the darkness.

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Everything I said was taken from me and altered until the story wasn't my own.

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I can picture the way he looked, and recall the weather, and the play of light across his stubbled face, but that virgin moment is impossible to recapture.

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I feel drunk with summer and sunlight. I want to seize fistfuls of sky and eat them.

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When did a smile ever get anyone into trouble?

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Dreadful birds, dressed in red with breasts of silver buttons, and cocked heads and sharp mouths, looking for guilt like berries on a bush.

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For the first time in my life, someone saw me, and I loved him because he made me feel I was enough.

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If I had known that the dress I laboured over would be my only warmth in a room that reeked of sour skin. If I had known that the dress would one day be put on in the night, in a hurry, to be soaked with sweat as I ran through the witching hours to Stapar, screaming fit to raise the dead.

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We became caught in the cracks between what we said and what we meant,

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Lauga had asked Margret whether she thought there would be an outward hint of the evil that drives a person to murder. Evidence oft he Devil: a herelip, a snaggletooth, a birthmark; some small outer defect. There must be a warning, some way of knowing, so that honest people could keep their guard.

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In Iceland, you can see the contours of the mountains wherever you go, and the swell of the hills, and always beyond that the horizon. And there's this strange thing: you're never sort of hidden; you always feel exposed in that landscape. But it makes it very beautiful as well.

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I had an interest in Scandinavian countries because I'd never seen snow.

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