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Cleverness

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

And she is intelligent and a good officer, it’s just that a suspect or any person of interest is not going to give you marks for cleverness; most of the time you just need to listen. The time for cleverness comes later.

 

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Alive and well on Facebook

Today´s Quotation comes from Elly Griffiths: The Woman in Blue.

Michelle looks surprised. ‘She put a picture on Facebook. She was in a club with Andre.’

Nelson breathes a sigh of relief. That was the way of the world now. You rely on Facebook to tell you that your daughter’s alive and well, even if she’s in the company of Andre, a public schoolboy who thinks he’s an American gangster DJ.

 

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What do mothers dream of

Today´s Quotation is from A Question of Belief by Donna Leon.

What did mothers dream of for their sons? And from their sons? A happy life? Grandchildren? Reasons to be proud of them? Brunetti knew women who wanted only that their sons stay free of drugs and out of jail; others who wanted them to marry a beautiful woman, make a fortune, and win social status; and some very few who simply wanted them to be happy. What had Signora Fontana permitted herself  to want for her son?

From A Question of Belief by Donna Leon.

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The Lost Child

Today´s Quotation is from Sarah Ash´s book: The Lost Child.

¨Lia. The memory brought sudden, sharp tears to her eyes. Lost Lia. Even at her most contrary – and only a mother could know how contrary Lia could be – Lia was her daughter, her only daughter and precious beyond the price of lilies.¨

From The Lost Child by Sarah Ash

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