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Other Mother Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from Other Mother
  1. #1
    “Coraline hesitated. She turned back. Her other mother and her other father were walking towards her, holding hands. They were looking at her with their black button eyes.”
  2. #2
    “She said, ‘You know that I love you.’
    And, despite herself, Coraline nodded. It was true: the other mother loved her. But she loved Coraline as a miser loves money, or a dragon loves its gold.”
  3. #3
    “A woman stood in the kitchen with her back to Coraline. She looked a little like Coraline’s mother. Only...”
  4. #4
    ″‘You don’t frighten me,’ said Coraline, although they did frighten her, very much. ‘I want my parents back.‘”
  5. #5
    ″‘We’ll see you soon, though,’ said her other father. ‘When you come back.’
    ‘Um,’ said Coraline.
    ‘And then we’ll all be together as one big, happy family,’ said her other mother. ‘For ever and always.‘”
  6. #6
    “Coraline was too close to stop, and she felt the other mother’s cold arms enfold her. She stood there, rigid and trembling as the other mother held her tightly.”
  7. #7
    “She crept back into the silent house, past the closed bedroom door inside which the other mother and the other father [...] what? she wondered. Slept? Waited?”
  8. #8
    “Her long white fingers fluttered gently, like a tired butterfly, and Coraline shivered.”
  9. #9
    “There was nothing else there in the mirror. Just her, in the corridor.
    A hand touched her shoulder, and she looked up. The other mother stared down at Coraline with big black button eyes.”

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