Friday, September 01, 2006

Why We Love Mark Helprin (II)

Alessandro was excited beyond measure at the prospect of seeing sunlight on a tea cup, a family in the park, a beautiful girl walking down a staircase - those things for which all the great battles had been fought, and against which they paled.
-- A Soldier of the Great War, VIII (The Winter Palace, p. 680)


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