My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry Quotes

Fredrik Backman
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Every seven-year-old deserves a superhero. That's just how it is.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 1, “Tobacco” paragraph 1)

Importance: Elsa and Granny are introduced in the paragraphs following this statement, and it soon becomes clear to the reader that Granny is Elsa's superhero. The fact that “every” child deserves a hero is discussed in later chapters as Elsa learns that Granny has been a hero to dozens of people in addition to Elsa.

Elsa is the sort of child who learned early in life that it's easier to make your way if you get to choose your own soundtrack.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 2, “Monkey” paragraph 69)

Importance: Elsa is listening to music on her headphones. which were a gift from Granny and Ulrika the previous Christmas. She puts on the headphones and turns up the music whenever Granny and Ulrika have an argument. In this case, they are probably talking about Granny's medical treatment. Elsa pretends her mom and Granny are actresses in a silent movie when...

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