illustrated by rhoda penmarq
part forty-eight of seventy-eight
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"thank you monsieur, that would be most agreeable."
"ah, what am i thinking, you must let me take your coat."
leonie took her coat and scarf off and handed them to jean-louis,
who seemed both distracted and oddly ebullient.
at this point the reason for leonie's appearance
at such an odd hour had not been addressed.