Cold Calls: War Music Continued by Christopher Logue

By Christopher Logue

The scene is determined for chilly Calls, the 5th and penultimate instalment of Logue's Homer, an ongoing undertaking - a section of performance-art for the web page instead of the level - which has taken numerous a long time to spread, and has been defined as, 'Less a translation than an variation. much less an model actually, than an unique poem of substantial power.' (Derek Mahon)

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He swung round. "Jasper, for heaven's sake, don't stand there! Come in. " "I don't want anything, thank you," Lady Hamilton replied, hunching her shoulders a little and turning away from him. "Lockwood is dead-nothing any of us do will alter that. And thank you, Garnet, but I won't go away yet. " Garnet Royce turned finally to Pitt. ' 'I assume you are from the police? I am Sir Garnet Royce, 12 Lady Hamilton's brother. " ' 'No sir,'' Pitt said levelly. " Garnet regarded him with cold, clear eyes.

Thank you, Barclay. I am sure you must be cold. " "Of course. I-I-" he stammered. She waited, but Barclay found nothing further to say. In silence she passed him and with Jasper at her elbow walked out into the hall. They heard her footsteps on the stairs and dying away across the landing. Garnet turned to Pitt. "Thank you, Inspector, for your . . civility," he said, choosing the word carefully. "Now I assume you have inquiries to make; we will not detain you. " Pitt remained where he was. "Yes sir, 1 do have inquiries to make, and the sooner they are begun the better my chances of success.

He presented his card, an extravagance he had indulged in a while ago and indeed found useful. " 'Inspector Thomas Pitt, Bow Street,' " the clerk read with patent surprise. Policemen did not carry calling cards, any more than did the ratcatcher or the drain man. Standards had declined appallingly lately! What was the world coming to? "I would like to speak with Mr. Charles Verdun, if I may," Pitt continued. " The clerk was considerably sobered-and a little elated, in spite of himself. There was a certain grisly glamor in being connected with a famous murder.

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