Mercy

By Jodi Picoult

Mercy

 3.6 

Mercy

19 Quotes    3.6 

Can anyone who loves himself be killed so that he does not suffer? Tica and love in a moving narrative that has captivated millions of readers PE this novel presents the reader with a series of tico conflicts that love can foster. Cam is responsible for the murder case against Jamie, his cousin,... who has assisted his wife in his last desire: to die and not to suffer.

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  • PUBLISHED BY

    Booket

  • PUBLISHED ON

    Jan 1, 2007

  • ISBN

    9788408068914

  • FORMAT

    Paperback

  • LANGUAGE

  • NO. OF PAGES

    554

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Quotes from Mercy

You know it's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It's always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.

Traveling is all very well and good as long as you knew there is a place or person you can call home

If God wanted us to act on instinct, we wouldn't have the power of reason.

This was something she would keep hidden within herself, maybe in place of the knot of pain and anger she had been carrying under her breastbone...a security blanket, an ace up her sleeve. She might never use it, but she would always feel its presence like a swelling secret stone, and that way when she let go of the rage, she would not feel nearly as empty.

Anger   Empty   Heartbreak   Picoult   Rage   Secret   Security

If you loved someone, really loved them, would you let them go?

You have everything," she said slowly, as if she were explaining the order of the world to a small child. "A family, a great job, a lot of people who look up to you. You've got a place to go home to." She smiled a little. "So go.

Reviews of Mercy

As the story begins, another MacDonald, James, has demonstrated his overwhelming love for wife Maggie in a very extreme form: James turns himself in to cousin Cam after admitting that he has smothered Maggie at her request because she was terminally ill with cancer and could no longer stand the p...

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On a seemingly ordinary day in Wheelock, Jamie MacDonald, a cousin of Cameron's, drives to the police station and announces: ""My wife here, Maggie, is dead, and I'm the one who killed her."" Cam finds himself saddled with a murder case and a conflict of interest: his cousin has given in to the p...

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