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Esthappen Yako Quotes

Four of the best book quotes from Esthappen Yako
  1. #1
    “Looking back now, to Rahel it seemed as though this difficulty that their family had with classification ran much deeper than the jam-jelly question.
    Perhaps Ammu, Estha and she were the worst transgressors.”
  2. #2
    “Oh come on!” Chacko said. “You can’t dictate what she does with her own spit!”
    “Mind your own business,” Ammu snapped.
    “It brings back Memories,” Estha, in his wisdom, explained to Chacko.
  3. #3
    “That whole week Baby Kochamma eavesdropped relentlessly on the twins’ private conversations, and whenever she caught them speaking in Malayalam, she levied a small fine which was deducted at source. From their pocket money. She made them write lines – “impositions” she called them – I will always speak in English, I will always speak in English. A hundred times each.”
  4. #4
    “Their beautiful mother’s mouth, Estha thought. Ammu’s mouth.
    That had kissed his hand through the barred train window. First class, on the Madras Mail to Madras.
    ‘Bye Estha, Godbless, Ammu’s mouth had said. Ammu’s trying-not-to-cry mouth.
    The last time he had seen her.”

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