Trafika Europe 1 - Northern Idyll
THIS STONE ERECTED BY HIS FRIENDS IN REMEMBRANCE OF WHAT HE MEANT TO THEM DURING HIS DAY.
Karin, however, had not come. They had agreed that she would be here at four o’clock, and now it was nearly half past five.
He blew tobacco from his lips, he was a clumsy smoker, but it calmed him to have a cigarette between his fingers.
Could the situation be so fucking awful that he had actually wounded her?
His mind turned to the Dusty Springfield song, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love me.” He had played it again and again during the blissful week they had spent together. Suddenly, it occurred to Eigil that perhaps they had never even made a date, or that perhaps it existed only in his mind. He had intended to invite her to eat at the newly opened restaurant in Nólsoyarstova. The building had been Napoleon Nolsøe’s childhood home. Later, he had kept his medical consultation there and when he married Henriette Løbner in 1874, she had moved in as well.
The perfect setting for a cozy meal!
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