“Funny how women are ashamed of their inner fairy whereas men are forever proudly displaying their inner cowboy or fireman”
“You’re…staying here?” I repeated, my heart taking a sudden leap and then starting to race. “For ever?”
“There’s a book for everyone, even if they don’t think there is. A book that reaches in and grabs your soul.”
“…I told him a story of two people. Two people who shouldn’t have met, and who didn’t like each other much when they did, but who found they were the only two people in the world who could possibly have understood each other.”
Ben and Eva looked at each other and tried to smile. It was the most unlikely record for Sophie to choose…but she had loved it, playing it over and over again. As Pavarotti’s voice soared, Eva hoped he was letting her sister’s spirit free.
“God, real people are so disappointing. I’m sure she would have done it better in the box-set version.”
“I know forty-one is the new eighteen, but tell that to my metabolism.”