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Set in a multi-layered story of the death of a woman's sister and husband in the 's, with a novel-within-a novel as a background. Boxid IA Camera Canon 5D.
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City New York, NY [u. Donor recycle. Edition 1. External-identifier urn: Extramarc The Indiana University Catalog. Identifier blindassassin00atworich. Identifier-ark ark: Isbn Lccn He said the tires may have caught on a streetcar track or the brakes may have failed, but he also felt bound to inform me that two witnesses--a retired lawyer and a bank teller, dependable people--had claimed to have seen the whole thing.
They'd said Laura had turned the car sharply and deliberately, and had plunged off the bridge with no more fuss than stepping off a curb. They'd noticed her hands on the wheel because of the white gloves she'd been wearing.
It wasn't the brakes, I thought. She had her reasons. Not that they were ever the same as anybody else's reasons.
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She was completely ruthless in that way. In reality I could barely get the words out; my mouth was numb, my entire face was rigid with pain. I felt as if I'd been to the dentist.
I was furious with Laura for what she'd done, but also with the policeman for implying that she'd done it. A hot wind was blowing around my head, the strands of my hair lifting and swirling in it, like ink spilled in water.
Griffen," he said. My sister was never a good driver. Penitential colours--less like something she'd chosen to put on than like something she'd been locked up in.
Her solemn half-smile; the amazed lift of her eyebrows, as if she were admiring the view. The white gloves: a Pontius Pilate gesture. She was washing her hands of me. Of all of us.
What had she been thinking of as the car sailed off the bridge, then hung suspended in the afternoon sunlight, glinting like a dragonfly for that one instant of held breath before the plummet? Of Alex, of Richard, of bad faith, of our father and his wreckage; of God, perhaps, and her fatal, triangular bargain. Or of the stack of cheap school exercise books that she must have hidden that very morning, in the bureau drawer where I kept my stockings, knowing I would be the one to find them.
When the policeman had gone I went upstairs to change.
To visit the morgue I would need gloves, and a hat with a veil. Something to cover the eyes.
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There might be reporters. I would have to call a taxi. Also I ought to warn Richard, at his office: he would wish to have a statement of grief prepared.
I went into my dressing room: I would need black, and a handkerchief.Identifier blindassassin00atworich. Wait till you try it.
I was informed of the accident by a policeman: the car was mine, and they'd traced the licence. See also WorldCat this item. Chief among these was the publication of The Blind Assassin, a novel which earned the dead Laura Chase not only notoriety but also a devoted cult following.
They'd noticed her hands on the wheel because of the white gloves she'd been wearing.