"Elusive as he was, he was ever present. Perhaps his very elusiveness made his presence all the more palpable. When she was quiet, absent, pensive, sad, I thought : She's thinking about him; when she leafed through a newspaper looking for something, I thought : She's looking for a report about him; when she jumped up to answer the telephone, I thought : She's hoping it's him." -- Bernhard Schlink, Homecoming . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Because there are so many ways to define what one can call as home. For her heart, it was always him!