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"And Thérèse could not see a single human, not a living creature, among these grotesque and sinister beings with whom she was shut up. At times she would suffer hallucinations, thinking that she was buried in a vault together with mechanical bodies whose heads moved and whose arms and legs waved when their strings were pulled." Chap. 4, pp. 24-25

"The act was silent and brutal." Chap. 6, p. 34

"Then they buried me alive in this vile shop." Chap. 7, p. 37

"But he will bury the lot of us. All those types with one foot in the grave never seem to die." Chap. 9, p. 48

"And, one held in the other, the hands burned, the damp palms stuck together and the clenched fingers bruised one another whenever the cab shook. It seemed to Laurent and Thérèse that the blood of the other was flowing into their chests through their...

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