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  • Annie had been in Amsterdam, then China, then Japan, then back to Geneva, and so hadn’t had time to focus on Kalden, but the two of them had traded occasional messages about him.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • You know as well as I do that the Army adheres to the Geneva Convention.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • There were weekends up on Lake Geneva with the VPs, with a chosen few of the best retailers.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • My mom threatened me if I saw him outside of school, so going to Lake Geneva is a perfect place to hang out with him.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry

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  • The 1929 Geneva Convention, which Japan had signed but never ratified, permitted detaining powers to use POWs for labor, with restrictions.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Here is my passport; examine the visa—Geneva, Milan, Venice, Trieste, Delvino, Yanina.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • What about the Geneva Accords?
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • In Geneva.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Never mind there’s no shooting across the border in Pakistan, the illegality of the Taliban army, the Geneva Convention, yada, yada, yada.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • There was a postcard of the Lake of Geneva leaning against it.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca

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  • ’There’s an international Polish sausage exchange in Geneva.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • 550 ankers of Geneva.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • My name’s Geneva Eggers.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • "Geneva," the pilot replied, revving the engines.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • We possessed a house in Geneva, and a campagne on Belrive, the eastern shore of the lake, at the distance of rather more than a league from the city.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • She interrupted him to ask if he remembered the name of the author whose book she had bought the week before to send to a friend in Geneva.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • At Geneva barrack that young man died.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Moving slowly but steadily, I made a rising leftward traverse across the top of the Lhotse Face, then ascended a prow of shattered black schist called the Geneva Spur.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • "Salut," Hoerni said finally, to a childhood friend from Geneva.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • His large gray eyes were sun-veined from rowing on Lake Geneva, and he had that special air about him of having known the best of this world.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Phillip Arden, the Geneva-bred son of a millionaire British mine owner and industrialist, looks up from his plate of pork chops with milky mystery gravy.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • The savage began to earn his living as a day laborer in Geneva.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • In Europe the medics were unarmed, according to the Geneva Convention; the Germans usually would not stoop to shooting a corpsman.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • It was not long, before I had almost as many friends in the valley as in Yarmouth: and when I left it, before the winter set in, for Geneva, and came back in the spring, their cordial greetings had a homely sound to me, although they were not conveyed in English words.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • Sometimes he stayed all night with the other young PIH-ers, assembling documents and facts for papers that the higher-ups had to present within days in Geneva, in Barcelona, in Moscow.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • The Reverend John Smeet, with his strangler’s hands and his Geneva gown, walked as daintily as he had to the gallows.
    Stephen Vincent Benét  --  The Devil and Daniel Webster
  • Her disordered appearance, and a wholesale perfume of Geneva which pervaded the apartment, afforded strong confirmatory evidence of the justice of the Jew’s supposition; and when, after indulging in the temporary display of violence above described, she subsided, first into dullness, and afterwards into a compound of feelings: under the influence of which she shed tears one minute, and in the next gave utterance to various exclamations of ’Never say die!’ and divers calculations as to…
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I don’t often disagree with you, my love, but you were wrong in Geneva, wrong in Paris.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Geneva isn’t Zurich, said Tereza.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • They came from on high, from the people in charge of Peru’s tb program, who had gotten them from Geneva, from the World Health Organization itself.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • They were the Blaines of Lake Geneva; they had quite enough relatives to serve in place of friends, and an enviable standing from Pasadena to Cape Cod.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • He operated through a branch of Russolmaz, the Soviet firm in Geneva that brokers all such purchases.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • He explained that the marble in the foyer had been imported from Italy and that the stained-glass windows had been crafted by an artisan in Geneva.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Nights in Rodanthe
  • According to the Geneva Conventions, subjecting prisoners to sensory deprivation was classified as inhumane.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • For a "Peculiar people" the vulgar Latine hath, Peculium De Cunctis Populis: the English translation made in the beginning of the Reign of King James, hath, a "Peculiar treasure unto me above all Nations;" and the Geneva French, "the most precious Jewel of all Nations."
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • She’d fallen in love with Ben’s choreography and artistry and, despite the outrage of George Balanchine and the artistic director of her company in Geneva, she’d followed Ben to Houston.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • He was never precipitate, he was nothing if not discreet, so he forbore for the present to declare his passion; but it seemed to him when they parted—the young lady to go down into Italy and her admirer to proceed to Geneva, where he was under bonds to join other friends—that he should be romantically wretched if he were not to see her again.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • He wore a steel watch chain and from this chain there hung a silver Geneva watch.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • Lesser ribbons announced that Sir Austen Chamberlain was at Geneva.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One’s Own
  • Monsieur Ducroz was a citizen of Geneva.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • He has a fine Geneva[261] watch, but he fails of the skill to tell the hour by the sun.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • At the talks in Geneva, we have also proposed deep cuts in strategic offensive weapons.
    Ronald Reagan  --  Tear Down This Wall Speech
  • Today he’d had a two-hour conference call with lawyers and clients in Hong Kong, Geneva, London and Sydney.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • When the story reached the offices of the World Health Organization in Geneva, the place went into a full-scale alert.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • "Geneva," the man murmured.
    Tim O’Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • Dates, diversions of materiel, banks in Geneva and Zurich-even the names of a half-dozen couriers routed out of Saigon-and worse.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The one called Geneva stole, for example, but Easter was dominant for what she was in herself-for the way she held still, sometimes.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The one called Geneva stole, for example, but Easter was dominant for what she was in herself—for the way she held still, sometimes.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
  • It doesn’t sound like much, but it is clearly a form of torture that should be outlawed by the Geneva Convention, even for use on SEALs.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • A first-class chronometer made by Boissonnas, of Geneva, set at the meridian of Hamburg, from which Germans calculate, as the English do from Greenwich, and the French from Paris.
    Jules Verne  --  A Journey to the Center of the Earth
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