Loan sharks and unicorns

Jun 11, 2015 | Beautiful Prose, Things I wish I'd written

Love’s pure free joy when it works, but when it goes bad you pay for the good hours at loan-shark prices.

He was doing quite well until the last sentence, but if you bare your arse to a vengeful unicorn, the number of possible outcomes dwindles to one.

…oh, you’re clever, David Mitchell. Clever indeed. From The Bone Clocks. I can’t wait till his last novel when he reveals that “David Mitchell” is the pseudonym for Jason Taylor.