"I sensed a kind of uncertainty in her. Exactly what it was I couldn't have said, but it would come out every now and then in her words or actions. I might ask her something, and a single breath would intervene before she answered--just the slightest hesitation, but in that split second interval I sensed a kind of shadow."
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is everything I've ever wanted to write in my life. I love it so.