There had been bright sunshine when they left the English shore, but midway across the Channel, dark clouds swept overhead, and the wind had shifted from breezy to almost gale force.
"I liked the children and the teachers, but I never liked the process of learning in a classroom." (17)
"My real name was never Edda van Heemstra. That was a name I assumed in school, because my mother thought it wiser during the German occupation, as mine sounded too English." (21)
"It's because I have no mother tongue that the critics accuse me of curious speech." (21)
Instead of high key lighting to glamorize her, there were only the lineaments of her own inner self: she created a compelling portrait of spiritual anguish and maturing integrity, and this she accomplished with only her eyes and the subtlest gradiations of expression; almost everything was internal. (179)
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Kuten Audrey itse oli sanonut, hän oli valmis ja muut olivat jo odottamassa häntä.