Absent in the Spring
Goodreads ratings
4.15 / 5

"Absent in the Spring" Quotes

By Agatha Christie

fiction | 190 pages | Published in NaN

Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself. Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her.

ISBN_13:9780006499473

Quotes

The human mind is, after all, a complex thing, and it is capable of great deception.

Agatha Christie

Sometimes, it takes being alone to truly understand oneself.

Agatha Christie

We often see what we want to see, rather than what is truly there.

Agatha Christie

The truth can be a difficult thing to face, especially when it challenges our own beliefs.

Agatha Christie

Regret is a heavy burden to carry, but sometimes it is the only way to learn and grow.

Agatha Christie

In the silence of solitude, one can find answers that were previously hidden.

Agatha Christie

The passing of time has a way of revealing the true nature of things.

Agatha Christie

Sometimes, the things we fear the most are the ones we need to confront head-on.

Agatha Christie

Change is inevitable, but it is how we adapt to it that truly matters.

Agatha Christie

We often underestimate the power of forgiveness in healing our own wounds.

Agatha Christie