One has just been sent out as a biblical dove, has found nothing green, and slips back
into the darkness of the ark -- Kafka

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Statue de Gustave Flaubert

Started reading Julian Barnes' Flaubert's Parrot. This seems to be the statue in Rouen that he describes in Chapter 1: Flaubert's Parrot:

Let me start with the statue: the one above, the permanent, unstylish one, the one crying cupreous tears, the floppy-tied, square-waistcoated, baggy-trousered, straggle-moustached, wary, aloof bequeathed image of the man.
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