“Among new children, she always spotted the outcasts first, and had read enough novels to prefer them. Sometimes this let her down- certain kids deserved social banishment. But hidden among the losers, she suspected, were her kind. What she longed for was a person who’d say, as none ever had, ‘This is all so fake, isn’t it? Wink at me sometimes and it’ll be our sign.'”
From his novel The Rise & Fall of Great Powers
(also, check out his amazing debut The Imperfectionists)
2 thoughts on “Tom Rachman Quote”
I read ‘The Imperfectionists’ a few months ago, such a good read, right?
SO good. Can’t stop recommending it.
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