Valerie Martin

5

Book Written

7

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Followers

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The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
Fiction, Science Fiction
350 Pages
Mary Reilly
Mary Reilly
Fiction, Mystery
272 Pages
The Confessions of Edward Day
The Confessions of Edward Day
Fiction, New York
304 Pages
Property
Property
Fiction
208 Pages

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    “He put a dark place in me and I can't forgive him for that. But it's a part of me now and how can I regret what I am - though it often makes me sad.”
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    “Sex can be estranging; it can drive two otherwise compatible people apart.”
    #sex
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    “(M)uch as we might imagine we can leave the past behind, it has a nasty way of pressing its hoary old face against the window just as we were sitting down to the feast.”
    #past
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    “Everyone else felt the need to assure me that Mother's death was part of God's plan. Exactly, I wanted to shout after reading this sentiment half a dozen times--- his plan is to kill us all, and if an innocent child dies in agony and a wicked man breathes his last at an advanced age in his sleep, who are we to call it injustice?”
    #cynicism#death#god#grief#injustice#religion
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    “(A) trip to the attic is an excursion into history, and...all over the world the present unravels beneath the stored detritus of the past; that's what attics are for.”
    #past
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