Reading The Siege of Krishnapur (JG Farrell) for class, and although I’m only to the second chapter, I’m enjoying it already. A few good sentences so far:
The Magistrate suffered from the disability of a free-thinking turn of mind and from a life that was barren and dreary to match.
If you can’t call an elephant “Afric’s wondrous brute” what can you call it?
She was very fair and pale and a little remote; one or two people thought her “insipid”, which is a danger blonde people sometimes run.