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When Biehl closed in on anyone, they would try to lean away. It just happened, it was a rule. She had leaned toward him, and looked him in the eye. As if to make the most of the moment. She read aloud from a piece of paper. It looked like a letter. Apart from the bit about sleep and about concentrating, there are also other things that have not been mentioned to anyone. Whole days that disappear, and fleeting moments that become like an eternity.? Tell me about it,? she said. Now, not that I wanted to deny anything, but whoever had written that letter, I said, was definitely taking a big risk, admitting to being so ill.
Unofficially, though, the meaning was absolutely clear. It meant those schools and homes where the staff kept a tight grip on things, and had the experience and the resources for taking on even very young offenders. rd for two months when a place became vacant at Himmelbjerg House and I was transferred. Humlum and I talked sometimes about how it would have been if he had been transferred at the same time, so we would have met each other at Himmelbjerg House instead of a year later at Crusty House.
That Jes had disrupted assembly for his schoolfellows, disrupted a school timetable that was already overstretched, abused the trust put in him, and, suddenly, the blow fell. Very fast, and yet with a weight that jolted the body free of the desk and out into the aisle. s not talk about it anymore. On the contrary,? she said. s exactly what we have to talk about.? So I tried: When the blow fell, first there was a brief lull, when the shock had brought everything to a standstill. Then came two things at once.