Unexpected Magic

Dorian E. Gray israfel at eircom.net
Fri May 14 14:53:45 EDT 2004

Ven said...

> Many years ago I lent some books to a friend,
> including Warlock at the Wheel, a hardback copy
> of Angela Carter's Wise Children and several more
> of value to me. A while later, when I saw her
> husband at a party I remembered to ask for them
> back "Oh," he said "I sold them."
> "...........!!!" I replied but basically he
> refused to comprehend that there was anything
> wrong with selling books that someone else had
> lent to your wife.

But...but...but...that's *stealing*!  How could he possibly fail to
comprehend that?!  You should have reported him to the police; that might
have got it through his thick head.

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian (spluttering with indignation on Ven's behalf).
Dorian E. Gray
israfel at eircom.net

"It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
-Wm. Shakespeare, "Macbeth".

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