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But aunties are equivocal figures of affection, wicked and unreliable, pretending love only so long as they are short of love themselves, and then off.
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Hephzibah normally left the dishes until the next day. Piled up in the sink so that it was near impossible to fill a kettle. And what the sink wouldn't take would stay on the kitchen table. Treslove liked that about her. She didn't believe they had to clean up after every excess. There wasn't a price to pay for pleasure.

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So many unhappy women out there. Such a sea of female misery.

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Before he met Finkler, Treslove had never met a Jew. Not knowingly at least. He supposed a Jew would be like the word Jew - small and dark and beetling. A secret person. But Finkler was almost orange in colour and spilled out of his clothes.

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There is no word for the sound a life makes.

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That was what was cruel about superficial change: it exposed what could never change.

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Aren't all dreads half desires?

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At any age there is future one doesn't have. Never enough life when you are happy, that was the thing. Never so much bliss that you can't take a little more.

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But he didn't have to listen to his father. Taking after your father was optional, wasn't it?

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I'm a Jewish Jane Austen.

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