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Quotes About Jellicoe Road

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Melina Marchetta
“What do you want from me?" he asks.
What I want from every person in my life, I want to tell him.
More.”
Melina Marchetta, Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“Hold my hand because I might disappear.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes . . . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can't forgive yourself for.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“So, like I asked, what’s with the nightie?”

“It smells like what I always think mothers smell like,” I tell him honestly, knowing I don’t have to explain.

He nods. “My mum has one just the same and you have no idea how disturbing it is that it’s turning me on.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“A home to come back to every day of their lives.
Where they would all belong or long to be.
A place on the Jellicoe Road.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“I can't wait to tell him one day," she says with a giggle. "'Hey, Chaz, guess what? We knew where your precious car was all the time.' I'd like to take a photo of his face. What do you think?"
"I reckon I'd smile really nicely in the photo," Santangelo says behind me, yanking me out of the way, "knowing that you'll be keeping it under your pillow for the rest of your life.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“What’s the difference between a trip and a journey?"
"Narnie, my love, when we get there, you’ll understand.”
Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta
“Hannah’s house has been unfinished ever since I can remember. Deep down I think that’s always been a comfort to me, because people don’t leave unfinished houses.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“According to Dickens, the first rule of human nature is self-preservation and when I forgive him for writing a character as pathetic as Oliver Twist, I’ll thank him for the advice.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

Melina Marchetta
“...and if I could bottle the look on his face, i’d keep it by my bedside for the rest of my life.”
Melina Marchetta, On the Jellicoe Road

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