Brideshead Revisited (2)

Brideshead Revisited

Bild: Back Bay Books

“She leaned forward to the locker for a box of cigarettes.

“No, thanks.”

“Light one for me, will you?”

It was the first time in my life that anyone had asked this of me, and as I took the cigarette from my lips and put it in hers, I caught a thin bat’s squeak of sexuality, inaudible to any but me.”

  • Evelyn Waughn – Brideshead Revisited
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