"I have been loved," said Edward. "I have been loved by a girl named Abilene. I have been loved by a fisherman and his wife and a tramp and his dog. I have been loved by a boy who played the harmonica and by a girl who died. Don't talk to me about love," he … Continue reading “Don’t talk to me about love.”
I try not to speed-read through the chapters. I take cues on taking pauses from the emotional drama I experience when a character dies, loses a loved one, is betrayed... In other words, I read and grieve.
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"And even though I taught my daughter the opposite, still she came out the same way! Maybe it is because she was born to me and she was born a girl. And I was born to my mother and I was born a girl. All of us are like stairs, one step after another, going up … Continue reading An-Mei Hsu on page 241