52% done with They Were Counted

Banffy’s understanding of how politics really works – at all levels – is impressive. Very intelligent person.

He describes the building as smelling like sawdust and then we get the image of a small child sitting in the floor and eating an apple. The mix of smell and visual is wonderful.

Does Adrienne’s lack of sexuality mirror the Empire, she looks great but is impotent; unable to love?

Her husband = devil