"A girl home from America is different from a girl home from England," he says. "She will go as one person and come back as someone else, with a new wardrobe, a suntan and new manners, even a new confidence."
-Colm Toibin, speaking to Robert McCrum (he didn't link to that post, though.)
Tagged to:buy on delicious, then - Brooklyn, and MJH's newie. (And why the hell didn't he just talk to her, then? old enough to know better, I think.)