“I’m a woman, kid. You probably haven’t met one before, coming as you do from this backward place, but it’s like a man only smarter and with bigger balls.”
De boekenclub heeft A Curse so Dark and Lonely gelezen van Brigid Kemmerer! Benieuwd wat ze te zeggen hebben over dit boek? Let op! SPOILERS!
What books did you read in a different language than it was written, or you could also stretch it to what books did you read in your additional languages. For those of us in countries where English is not the lingua franca, this should be an easy(ish) topic, for us monolingual English speakers, this might be more of a challenge. I guess you could also do translated works you have yet to read.
“You will have to choose one road, but when you do, the other will be lost. There is no victory without defeat, so you do not want to choose at all, but you must. And no matter what you choose, you will lose something. Or someone.”
“I know better than to be afraid of stories”
There are some books that are fantastic no matter how many times you read them. What books do you want to reread soon?
“In new situations, all the trickiest rules are the ones nobody bothers to explain to you. (And the ones you can’t Google.)”
“It’s important to take care of the past. To revisit it, to study and learn. Understanding the past helps us move through the present and discover the future.”
“You have to pretend you get an endgame. You have to carry on like you will; otherwise, you can’t carry on at all.”
When a character loves to read they become even more relatable! Who are your top five characters who love to read?