A SENTENCE BY JOHN LeCARRE

May 15, 2010

A boy cycled past wearing a red woollen cap, and the cap went down the road like a torch until the fog put it out.

This delightful sentence turns up out of nowhere in Smiley’s People.

One Response to “A SENTENCE BY JOHN LeCARRE”

  1. Just LeCarre keeping it real. Why don’t more novels do that?

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