Thursday, December 5, 2019
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
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Labels: Daily Dose, fruit, Ian McEwan, illness, novelists, Quotations
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