The Bat: The First Inspector Harry Hole Novel Quotes

Jo Nesbo
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Blood rushed in his ears, in surges, and Harry was the young warrior Walla, and Toowoomba was the snake Bubbur, who had taken the life of his beloved Moora. And now Bubbur had to be killed. By love.
-- Narrator (Chapter 55 paragraph 5)

Importance: This brings back the importance of the Bubbur legend and ties Harry to the Aboriginal culture.

Terra Nullius, Harry! When you came here you defined us as nomads without property because we didn't sow seeds in the earth. You took our country from us, raped and killed it in front of our very eyes." Toowoomba didn't need to raise his voice. The words were loud enough. "Well, your childless women are now my terra nullius, Harry. No one has fertilized them, therefor no one owns them. I'm only following the white man's logic and doing as he does.
-- Toowoomba (Chapter 51 paragraph 4)

Importance: This brings back the concept of terra nullius and ties the Aboriginal culture and...

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