“A role model for millions of girls, she has always been that most elusive, more essential thing as well: a trusted companion” (Rehak, xviii).
“As I am sure you will agree, one of the great strengths of the British people is a clear understanding of one’s place (103)”.
“Eh bien. I have thought. And you?” (210).
“Noor eventually came to learn that we see what we want to see” (165).
“He had lived long enough to grasp the danger of hope”(15 Rosoff).
“I soon had to admit that what I did by myself couldn’t excite me, only what Lila touched became important. If she withdrew, if her voice withdrew from thing, the things got dirty, dusty (100).”
“All those words, and the pleasure they had provided for people over the years: escape, entertainment, education…he had changed minds (12).”