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Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
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Jan 12, 13

bookshelves: fiction-historical-1900-2000ce
Read in January, 2013

What it is about WWII novels that makes them such fertile ground for wonderful unreliable narrators with tight intricate plots and amazing female characters? This, Atonement, Enigma...(and how do you write these novels? I WANT TO KNOW FOR REASONS.)
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“It's like being in love, discovering your best friend.”
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“But I have told the truth. Isn't that ironic? They sent me because I am so good at telling lies. But I have told the truth.”
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“I am no longer afraid of getting old. Indeed I can't believe I ever said anything so stupid. So childish. So offensive and arrogant.
But mainly, so very, very stupid. I desperately want to grow old.”
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“Please come back soon. The window is always open.”
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“But a part of me lies buried in lace and roses on a riverbank in France-a part of me is broken off forever. A part of me will be unflyable, stuck in the climb.”
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