“The smell of fast food hung over it like a pall: vinegar and stale fat that had launched a thousand chips. “
Dalrymple (aka Anthony Daniels) is sooo good! I’ve read most of his books. The collection of essays “Our Culture, What’s Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses” is brilliant, if incredibly depressing:
Anthony Daniels? Like C3PO Anthony Daniels?