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The narrator of the story is a woman named Helen Knightly, and she is likely in her mid-late forties. She takes care of her almost 90-year-old agoraphobic mother, Clair Knightly, as she slowly ages and disintegrates; she is unwilling to go into a nursing home. 389 more words
Her pupils dialated, pushing in and out like small, ferocious olives.
from The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold