»She was like a doll propped upright in its gift-box, and with one side of the box left off, to allow the contents to be seen. A worn doll. A leftover, marked-down doll, with no bright ribbons or tissue wrappings. A doll with no donor and no recipient. A doll no one bothered to claim.«

Cornell Woolrich: I Married A Dead Man – S. 806

Aus: Cornell Woolrich: I Married A Dead Man . – Enthalten in: Crime Novels: American Noir of the 1930s & 40s . – New York : The Library of America, 1997. – ISBN 978-1-883011-46-8

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