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  • "A wide-arched passageway gives onto a peaceful alley-way planted almost like a garden, where a few children are chattering: "A béguinage," thinks the Fleming, but ordinary people live in the little houses."

    Arriving in Avignon by Daniël Robberechts, translated by Paul Vincent, p 67 of the Dalkey Archive Press paperback

    December 22, 2010