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Plots and Prayers by Niki Savva
"A typical Agatha Christie opens in a seeming idyll of loving family and friends. By the time Poirot summons everyone to the drawing room, you know they all hate each other and would gladly see the back of each other... silverware protruding.

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Bella DePaulo
“The other side of mental blanketing - the buffing and puffing up of marriage to keep it seeming shiny and magical - is up against a formidable fact. Statistically speaking, the act of marrying is banal. Even though many Americans wait longer than ever to marry, and often do not stay long in the marriages they do enter, most Americans - close to 90 percent - still do marry at some point in their lives. Some try it over and over again. Marrying, then, does not make people special; it makes them conventional.”
Bella DePaulo, Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After

Anna Funder
“We were being offered exile on condition that we were silent about the reason we needed it. The silence chafed; it made us feel we were betraying those we had left behind. The British government was insisting on dealing with Hitler as a reasonable fellow, as if hoping he'd turn into one.”
Anna Funder, All That I Am

Anna Funder
“When Hitler came to power I was in the bath.”
Anna Funder, All That I Am

Anne Sexton
“I like you; your eyes are full of language."

[Letter to Anne Clarke, July 3, 1964.]”
Anne Sexton