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Alice Sebold

Data di nascita: 6. Settembre 1963

Alice Sebold è una scrittrice statunitense, impostasi al grande pubblico nel 2002 con Amabili resti, libro che per le vendite realizzate nelle prime settimane dall'uscita divenne il più grande successo editoriale di un'opera prima dall'epoca di Via col vento .

„Mentre non c'eri, mi sono innamorato di te un'altra volta.“

„Mio padre non voleva rispondere oppure , ci voleva qualcosa di semplice, qualcosa che potesse spiegare la morte a un bambino di quattro anni. disse, incapace di farlo rientrare nelle regole di un gioco. . Buckley allungò la mano e coprì la candelina con la mano. Poi guardò mio padre per vedere se era la risposta giusta. Mio padre annuì. Papà si mise a piangere. Buckley lo guardò negli occhi, ma non capì del tutto. Tenne la candelina sul suo cassettone finché un giorno sparì e nessuno la trovo più nonostante le innumerevoli ricerche.“ p. 80

„Lui era stato il mio "quasi", il mio "poteva essere".“

„Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.“ The Lovely Bones

„You save yourself or you remain unsaved.“

„Nothing is ever certain.“ The Lovely Bones

„Murderers are not monsters, they're men. And that's the most frightening thing about them.“ The Lovely Bones

„These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections-sometimes tenuous, sometimes made at great cost, but often magnificent-that happened after I was gone. And I began to see things in a way that let me hold the world without me in it. The events that my death wrought were merely the bones of a body that would become whole at some unpredictable time in the future. The price of what I came to see as this miraculous body had been my life.“ The Lovely Bones

„Inside the snow globe on my father's desk, there was a penguin wearing a red-and-white-striped scarf. When I was little my father would pull me into his lap and reach for the snow globe. He would turn it over, letting all the snow collect on the top, then quickly invert it. The two of us watched the snow fall gently around the penguin. The penguin was alone in there, I thought, and I worried for him. When I told my father this, he said, "Don't worry, Susie; he has a nice life. He's trapped in a perfect world.“ The Lovely Bones

„Each time I told my story, I lost a bit, the smallest drop of pain. It was that day that I knew I wanted to tell the story of my family. Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.“ The Lovely Bones

„Our only kiss was like an accident- a beautiful gasoline rainbow.“ The Lovely Bones

„How to Commit the Perfect Murder" was an old game in heaven. I always chose the icicle: the weapon melts away.“ The Lovely Bones

„Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.“ The Lovely Bones

„Between a man and a woman there was always one person who was stronger than the other one. That doesn’t mean the weaker one doesn’t love the stronger.“ The Lovely Bones

„This is just a temporary hell, not a permanent one“ The Lovely Bones

„Sometimes you cry, Susie, even when someone you love has been gone a long time.“ The Lovely Bones

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