Sunday, October 25, 2009

Memorable Quotes from "The Inheritance of Loss" By Kiran Desai - 3

"Romantically she decided that love must surely reside in the gap between desire and fulfillment, in the lack not contentment. Love was the ache, the anticipation, the retreat, everything around it but the emtion itself."

"In this life, he remembered again, you must stop your thoughts if you wished to remain intact, or guilt and pity would take everything from you, even yourself from yourself."

"Indians, yes, in Alaska; a desi owned the last general store in the last town before the North Pole, canned food mostly, fishing tackle, bags of salt and shovels;"

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