With the certitude of a true believer, Vellya Paapen had assured the twins that there was no such thing in the world as a black cat. He said that there were only black cat chaped holes in the universe.
("The God of Small Things")
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She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims...
Margaret Kochamma's tiny, ordered life relinquished itself to this truly baroque bedlam with the quiet gasp of a warm body entering a chilly sea.
Insanity hovered close at hand, like an eager waiter at an expensive restaurant.
Humbling was a nice word, Rahel thought. Humbling along without a care in the world
Ammu said that human beings were creatures of habit, and it was amazing the kind of things one could get used to.
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