Monday, December 07, 2009

"Aesthetic promptings and hesitations"

From Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty:
He was wearing the same old jeans of their first date, which for Nick now had a touching anecdotal quality, he knew them and loved them; and a zipped-up tracksuit top which made him look ready for action, or for inaction, the rigours and hanging about of training.

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