Real life seems to have no plots.Ivy Compton Burnett
"Kaplinsky's tears over family secret", interview in Metro, Tue August 28 2007, p. 23
- The Nazi murder squads just wouldn't waste a bullet on a child. I just couldn't process that. I couldn't handle it.
- On learning that two relatives, aged 2 and 9, were battered to death by the Nazis.
- As a journalist, my job is to be dispassionate. Suddenly to be the centre of a story and to be crying, it made me feel very insecure.
- Her general reaction to learning about the fate of her family.