Friday, February 25, 2011

On Page 48 of my 1959 Modern Library edition of Light In August, Lena asks Byron: "Has he [Joe Brown] got a little white scar right there by his mouth?" And Byron, who is suddenly in love with her, "cannot look at her, and he sits there on the stacked lumber when it is too late, and he could have bitten his tongue in two."

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