Posts Tagged ‘beach reading’

Beach Reading?


July 5th, 2019 Posted 8:09 am

It’s beach reading time of year. We see Heart of Barkness turning up on beach reading lists. Warning: there are no beach scenes in HOB. But there is the following, truncated to avoid spoilers:

Human tears leave a smell in the air, a bit like the ocean, but way tinier. I was picking up that smell in this room. It reminded me of our trip to San Diego. We’d surfed, me and Bernie! At first on the same board and later we each had one. I preferred sharing a board, but there’d been issues, possibly involving who stood where. When you’re in front you get that ocean spray full in the face. I was thinking about how much I love ocean spray full in the face when the door on the far side of the room opened and …


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