Thursday, December 5, 2019

Daily Dose

From Amsterdam, by Ian McEwan


"The open-heart procedure would last at least three hours, possibly five, and the outcome was uncertain. The father ran a grocery in Brixton and brought to the meeting a basket of pineapples, mangoes, and grapes -- propitiation for the savage god of the knife."

From Book IV, i

No comments:

Post a Comment