Saturday, November 5, 2016

Mesmerized by fire (and cable too)

Every evening since their arrival they had lit a fire and sat in front of the sitting-room hearth with the same kind of devotion that prehistoric people must have afforded flames, except that prehistoric people didn't have Victor's extensive cable package to entertain themselves with.
Kate Atkinson, Case Histories (New York: Little Brown & Co., 2004), p. 113.

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