"In a nutshell, I had posts coming to me all the time, and once when I was opening my letter box, I commented to Mom who was on the phone, "there are only bills and such in my post box these days." She noted this carefully too."
"But as soon as I grew enough up, to be precise, as soon as I outgrew Enid Blyton, and began to comb through the enormous collection of English literature in the attic, I was face to face with exactly that."
" Because in the moments when you laugh, you can’t be anything but happy. And in the moments of laughter, there hides love."
'One look into the foggy depths of her eyes, at the mess of her dry, dirty brown hair, at her bare feet that must have burned on the tarred road since forever, in a moment, I was scrounging inside my purse for the right currency note.'
'Panic cast its distressing shadow over the chain of my thoughts and I shook myself out of it as soon as I realized what was going on. '
'Excitement arises in me, there is a considerable probability that this entire book may be set in-I turn the book to its back..'