February 05, 2004

Damn Aldous, Never Knew You Could Get So Nasty

Never realized just how much snark Aldous Huxley could throw. Peep this paragraph from the out of print Beyond the Mexique Bay. Devastating.

Prostitution and the sale of curios and antiques seem to be the staple industries of the is very depressing city. And since sailors can't afford to be too particular, the first industry is, only too often, merely a branch of the second.

Ouch. Not going to name the unfortunate city...

Posted by Abe at February 5, 2004 04:20 AM


Interesting information on this blog, thanks

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