Cloud and Silver (Classic Reprint)

Cloud and Silver (Classic Reprint)

by E. V. Lucas
     
 

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We were sitting in a little restaurant in the Gay City - which is not a gay city any more, but a city of dejection, a city that knows there is a war going on and not so long since could hear the guns. There are, however, corners where, for the moment, contentment or, at any rate, an interlude of mirth, is possible, and this little

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Excerpt from Cloud and Silver

We were sitting in a little restaurant in the Gay City - which is not a gay city any more, but a city of dejection, a city that knows there is a war going on and not so long since could hear the guns. There are, however, corners where, for the moment, contentment or, at any rate, an interlude of mirth, is possible, and this little restaurant is one of them. Well, we were sitting there waiting for coffee, the room (for it was late) now empty save for the table behind me, where two elderly French bourgeois and a middle-aged woman were seated, when suddenly the occupant of the chair which backed into mine and had been backing into it so often during the evening that I had punctuated my eating with comments on other people's clumsy bulkiness - suddenly, as I say, this occupant, turning completely round, forced his face against mine and, cigarette in hand, asked me for a light.

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ISBN-13:
9781331190530
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/11/2015
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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