Golden Child: A Novel Quotes

Claire Adam
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He had a fence fifteen feet high around his house, and he has private security…And they still found a way to take his wife.
-- Neighbor (chapter 2)

Importance: A neighbor of Clyde's says this to Clyde in conversation. The neighbor is referring to a recent event in which a group of criminals kidnapped a wealthy man's wife and held her for ransom. The neighbor specifically points out that even though the man had many security measures, he remained vulnerable to criminals. This anecdote helps to emphasize criminality as a thematic concept.

Once he sells this house, he knows how things will be: they will be forever packing up, scrambling to try to find somewhere to live.
-- Narration (chapter 3)

Importance: This line of narration emphasizes the potential precariousness of Clyde's domestic existence. He is hesitant to move to Port of Spain, where life might be safer, because it might be quite difficult to find permanent housing there...

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