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Cruel Beautiful World
Cruel Beautiful World examines the intricate, infinitesimal distance...
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Memorable quotes

Created: 08/04/17

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Posted Aug. 04, 2017 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
davinamw

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Memorable quotes

Are there any quotes/passages in the book that are particularly memorable to you?


Posted Aug. 07, 2017 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
susiej

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RE: Memorable quotes

On page 213, William says, " I love you. You know that. I love you. I love you so fucking much. I don't know how to be in the world without you." And ultimately, he could not be.


Posted Aug. 11, 2017 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
reene

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RE: Memorable quotes

Pg 349 where Joe, Iris and Charlotte are sitting and thinking about the future
"Wasn't it better to have love for a little while than not at all?"
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pg 304 Charlotte wondering about the future
"You could plan all you wanted, but the world cracked open around you and it was all you could do to remember to breathe".


Posted Aug. 16, 2017 Go to Top | Go to bottom | link | alert
lauriew

Join Date: 08/11/16

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RE: Memorable quotes

reene, I love the quote you quoted on page 304.

That is so true of both catastrophic and beautiful moments. I can not even count the times I have felt this way in my life. In relation to the book I see this happening over and over for the characters. Both in love and in turmoil.


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reene

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RE: Memorable quotes

Thank you lauriew, I really felt it was the sum of the book and the sum of our lives.


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