Dusk part 1 - Abhi Basu Dusk On the bench beside Norman Gorstby sat a young man fairly well dressed but scarcely cheerful As if to emphasise the fact

Dusk part 1 - Abhi Basu Dusk On the bench beside Norman...

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Abhi Basu Dusk On the bench beside Norman Gorstby sat a young man, fairly well dressed but scarcely cheerful. As if to emphasise the fact that the world went badly with him the new-corner unburdened himself of an angry and very audible expletive as he flung himself into the seat. "You don't seem in a very good temper," said Gortsby, judging that he was expected to take due notice of the demonstration. The young man turned to him with a look of disarming frankness which put him instantly on his guard. "You wouldn't be in a good temper if you were in the fix I'm in," he said; "I've done the silliest thing I've ever done in my life." "Yes?" said Gortsby dispassionately. "Came up this afternoon, meaning to stay at the Patagonian Hotel in Berkshire Square,"
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  • Fall '09
  • Writing, English-language films, American films, young man, Patagonian Hotel

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