Code Name Verity Quotes

Elizabeth E. Wein
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I know I am a coward. And I’m going to give you anything you ask, everything I can remember. Absolutely Every Last Detail.
-- Narrator (Ormaie 8.XI.43)

Importance: The narrator introduces herself in her confession by characterizing herself as a coward and framing what follows as the truth. Although she includes a great deal of detail in the confession, it is later revealed that very little of what she records is accurate.

More people than had knocked her down came to her aid, a labourer and a girl with a pram and a kiddie and two women with shopping baskets. They hadn’t fought or interfered, but they helped Maddie up and dusted her off.
-- Narrator (Ormaie 8.XI.43)

Importance: The narrator recounts Maddie being harassed by a fascist gang in Manchester, England. This demonstrates one of the central problems posed by violent extremists. The fascists were outnumbered by people who disagreed with them but, out of fear, the...

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