Tuesday, March 13, 2007


He was visibly drunk now, but only if you knew where to look. The eyes had a glaze on them, and there was a matching glaze on his whole manner. He was holding up his end of a typical alcoholic conversation, wherein two drunks take polite turns talking aloud to their own selves.

Matt Scudder speaking as narrator in Eight million ways to die (Lawrence Block)

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