Sunday, July 29, 2012

From the Fiction Addiction Book (FAB) Club Review

Most Memorable Quotes:

"That's how life is," I said, turning to Georg. "We don't realize how far reaching our casual acts and mindless words, good or bad, can sometimes be." (p. 426) This quote was made when Evelyne has returned to revisit her homeland as an adult and finds Irena who as a young girl had given the young starving Eva a slice of bread with a big red tomato. Irena does not remember Eva or their encounter, but Eva has remembered it and cherished it as a rare moment when she was shown kindness.

"I realized that acceptance, not time, is the healer of all emotional wounds." (p. 430) What powerful words from a woman who endured numerous emotional wounds. 

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