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Whichwood (Furthermore, #2) Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi
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“It is, after all, a simple and tragic thing that on occasion our unkindness to others is actually a desperate effort to be kind to ourselves.”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood
“How very important and infuriating it is to have to remind a smart person not to be so stupid as to give up on themselves.”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood
“But one day, she swore, she'd breathe light and color back into the dimness that had diminished her life.”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood
“Because somehow, even with the encumbrance of such an unfortunate and isolating occupation, she walked through darkness with elegance, navigating the corridors of life and death with a confidence he'd always secretly longed for.”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood
“Alice had a heart of silk and a spine of steel;”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood
“Madarjoon was reminding Oliver how to set a table, while Benyamin and Alice carried steaming dishes into the dining room in preparation for their dinner. The air was thick with the aroma of saffron and fresh turmeric, cinnamon and salted olive oil; fresh bread was cooling on the kitchen counter beside large plates of fluffy rice, sautéed raisins, heaps of barberries, and sliced almonds. Feta cheese was stacked beside a small mountain of fresh walnuts—still soft and damp—and handfuls of basil, mint, scallions, and radishes. There were spiced green beans, ears of grilled corn, dense soups, bowls of olives, and tricolored salads. There was so much food, in fact, I simply cannot describe it all. But”
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“Maybe it was not naiveté, but suffering, that inspired kindness. Maybe, she thought, it was pain that inspired compassion.”
Tahereh Mafi, Whichwood