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The Runaway The Runaway by Claire Wong
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“She is a figure of legend and fairy tale, one to be taken seriously, or she might knock you off your feet with a quick whirl of the staff she carries everywhere.”
Claire Wong, The Runaway
“And then I got to thinking about how, if someone met me for the first time now, they would need to know about Uncle Ed and my parents in order to understand me. Sometimes it feels as though I’m defined by all the people I’ve lost , like one of those negative-space pictures, where what’s not there is just as important as what is.”
Claire Wong, The Runaway
“When people who remember her better than me talk of her, she is always described as headstrong and irresponsible, which, if you think about it, are just different words for untameable. The wind is untameable, and so are rivers, and there is something poetic in that.”
Claire Wong, The Runaway
“I could still turn back before I pass the last houses and really have to commit to this.”
Claire Wong, The Runaway
“I have always loved fairy tales, even now at the age when I am supposed to be too grown up and cynical for them.”
Claire Wong, The Runaway