Sunday, December 07, 2014

Book Excerpt for the Day

    “That fabric must be something she loomed herself, in between peanut-butter sandwiches.  It would have been smarter without the metallic threads.”

    “What would an architect call that color?” he asked.

    “I’d call it a yellow-pink of low saturation and medium brilliance.”

    “A decorator would call it Cream of Carrot<” he said, “or Sweet Potato Soufflé.”

    (from The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern, by Lilian Jackson Braun)

     6½*/10.  The full review is here.

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