"Know what, Archie?" "What?" "Life is sad, sometimes." "Life is shit," Archie said. pp.16
A big put-on, of course. That was their specialty, people like that. Putting people on. pp.21
The world was made up of two kinds of people——those who were victims and those who victimized. pp.106
"I see, Brother Leon," Caroni said.
And he did see--that life was rotten, that there were no heroes, really, and that you couldn't trust anybody, not even yourself. pp.115
Do I dare disturb the universe? By Eliot. pp.129
"Everybody has to do things in this world they don't want to." pp.172...Continua
The ending was not exactly what I would have expected! I felt disgusted by how the human nature could be so cruel and disgusting in the book after reading it. I think that the writer was sending a negative message to the world, which is "do not disturb the universe; Otherwise, you might face a serious consequence". But my hubby has different opinion than mine. He thinks that the writer was just trying to tell the whole world that a real world is cruel and people would just do anything to protect themselves....Continua