„You've done so many things and read so many books. Do you still believe in happy endings?"
"Oh my Lord, yes." Bernadette's hands were pressed against each other like a book, like a prayer. "I guess I would. I've had about a hundred of them.“

—  Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club

Fonte: The Jane Austen Book Club

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American novelist, short story writer, editor 1950

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