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- We were warned to expect rain in October, but at the close of July—surprising no one in Kilanga but ourselves—the serene heavens above began to dump buckets.Book 1 — Genesis (68% in)
- And in the midst of this rabble, serene as the Virgin Mother in her barnful of shepherds and scabby livestock, one amazing, beautiful thing: a large, oval white platter painted with delicate blue forget-me-nots, bone china, so fine that sunlight passes through it.Book 1 — Genesis (73% in)
- When the tall, narrow women dressed in their sarongs returned serenely from the fields, they toted it in huge parcels impossibly balanced on their heads: manioc-root bundles the size of crumpled horses.Book 2 — Revelation (7% in)
- Out of the thunderous rain the words came to my ears in Anatole's serene, particular voice: You must not run out of your house if it rains.Book 5 — Exodus (8% in)
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