"Congenital cataracts. Bilateral. Irreparable...Marie-Laure will not see anything for the rest of her life" pg. 27
"Werner sits alone in his upstairs dormer, experimenting with a radio receiver. In just a week, he can dismantle and rebuild it with his eyes closed." pg. 38
"From miles away comes the thunder of big guns, and still the German transport trains are being hit..."pg. 330
"'Just tell me,' the German calls, 'if your father left anything with you or spoke about carrying something for the museum where he used to work. Then I will walk away. I won't tell anyone about this place. God's truth.'"
"They cross the Channel at midnight... Inside each airplane, each bombardier peers through an aiming window and counts to twenty." pg.4
"From her coat, she takes some small wooden thing and sets it in the water." pg. 476