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Tana French
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I never asked her again. When I was thirteen it was because I hated her guts, for all the time I spent molding my life around her bullshit stories. By the time I was older, by the time I made it into training college, it was because I thought maybe I knew what she had been doing, and I knew she had been right.
-- Conway (Prologue)

Importance: This shows Conway's relationship to her mother and her mother's stories about her father. This line sets up how she initially reacts to finding out what Aislinn had been doing; at first she did not understand because she never regarded her father in a positive light as an adult.

You don't make the Murder Squad without having a world-class gift for finding creative ways to get under someone's skin and wriggle around in there till they'd rip themselves open to get rid of you; without being...
-- Conway (chapter 1)

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