Sunday, February 26, 2012

l'amour, part 14

by gabrielle-jeanette perfidy

illustrated by rhoda penmarq

part fourteen of seventy-eight

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finally freeing herself from cousin berthe, leonie closed her bedroom door behind her, though she could not lock it.

she lay down on her bed and picked up a book, which after much ado, and enlisting the help of the local priest, she had persuaded cousin berthe to allow her to take from the local library.

the book was "the cathedral" by huysmans. she began to read:

"at chartres, as you turn out of the little market-place..."








part 15

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