Graham Greene, Orient Express (1932)And I think one of his best books. Many of the paragraphs show off his glittering pointilist style -- by which I mean, small distinct thoughts (or images) are built up sentence by sentence to form the scene. -- c.g.
Saturday, February 13, 2010
From Orient Express
"He determined to be princely on an Oriental scale, granting costly gifts and not requiring, not wanting , any return."