Notable quotes of Eleanor Webb.
- My story can never be told. I write it over and over, wherever we find shelter. I write of what I cannot speak: the truth. I write all I know of it, then I throw that pages to the wind. Maybe the birds can read it.
- It's just a scrap, like you say.
- You did that for me?
- I liked it here.
- Clara is never alone; she finds money and company every day. It comes easy to her, like lying.
- But I like solitude, I walk and the past walks with me; it lives.
- Once upon a time, there was nothing here; there was no hotel, no promenade, just a beach; nets hanging out to dry, great warships in the bay, and children picking cockles for their bread.
- My mother was one of those children, barefoot in the sand.
- Can you hear me? My mother lives on human blood, and has done for two centuries, but once she was a girl like you.
- A peal stays fresh forever, while the oyster’s flesh rots around it.
- It is still a fact that the day you are born is the day you are most likely to be murdered.
- More human souls are killed by mothers' hands than by the hands of strangers.
- My mother tried to murder me, but love confounded her.
- I remember everything. It's a burden.
- It would be fatal.
- I am Eleanor Webb. I throw my story to the wind, and never will I tell it more. Another one begins.