16 April 2009

The relativity of hairiness

"A shade of dark moustache lent her puffy face a hint of impassioned mystery."

Marcel Aymé, "Rue de l'Évangile", Across Paris: A collection of Stories, translated by Norman Denny, The Bodley Head, London, 1957. This story first appeared in Aymé's collection Derrière Chez Martin (Paris 1938).

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