The Redbreast Quotes

Jo Nesbo
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This was slow time. Like on Christmas Eve before Father Christmas came. Or sitting in the electric chair before the current was turned on.
-- Harry (Chapter 1 paragraph Page 3, 1)

Importance: This quote hints at the calm before the storm. It promises that the story will head into excitement and danger.

Those of you who are trying to pretend that there is not a racial struggle going on here are either blind or traitors.
-- Olsen (Chapter 2 paragraph Page 15, 2)

Importance: Olsen is defending his racism by inferring that everyone is a racism is a problem for everyone.

There you are. That’s capitalism for you. The small guys slog away while the rich get fatter whether it’s boom time or a slump.
-- Daniel (Chapter 10 paragraph Page 55, paragraph 14 Part 2,)

Importance: Daniel tells a fellow soldier his view of capitalism and that it works best for the rich.

Only the dead escape unscathed. So Helena stopped listening. She pretended she was listening as she changed bandages, checked temperatures and gave them...
-- Helena Lang (Chapter 23 paragraph Page 125, paragraph 3 Part 3,)

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