It seemed there was no end at all to the lies a person could tell, once she got started.
("The Memory Keeper's Daughter")
More Quotes from Kim Edwards:He wished he had some kind of X-ray vision for the human heart.
This was her life. Not the life she had once dreamed of, not a life her younger self would ever have imagined or desired, but the life she was living, with all its complexities. This was her life, built with care and attention, and it was good.
Each letter has a shape, she told them, one shape in the world and no other, and it is your responsibility to make it perfect.
Our postman came up to the house the other day to redirect my mail. He keeps putting stickers on envelopes and telling me to notify the sender that the address has to be changed.
No one could suspect the intricate mysteries of her heart.
Then she had been a fiancee, a young wife, and a mother, and she had discovered that these words were far too small ever to contain the experience.
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