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By Lee Ki-ho
This tale makes a speciality of an organisation whose in simple terms function is to provide apologies—for a fee—on behalf of its consumers. This probably insignificant provider leads us into an exam of sin, guilt, and the customarily irrational calls for of society. A kaleidoscope of youngster nuisances and significant grievances, this novel heralds a brand new comedian voice in Korean letters.
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Bay sprinted from the room to take the heavy tray from the housekeeper. Charlotte snatched a brass candlestick from the mantel, concealed it under her voluminous nightgown and sat down at the cozy little table in the corner. Who knew when she could access enough poison to fell a man Bay’s size? Nothing ventured, nothing gained, her mama always said. Bay came back carrying a silver tray heaped with all the delicious things she had requested. Charlotte kept her lips pressed together so her drool would not escape.
Unless I helped her trick you, you mean. When will you believe I had nothing to do with all this? ” Charlotte waved his words away. “Fast asleep and having the most beautiful dream. ” His black eyes glittered. “A nightmare? I did not get the impression you felt that way last night. ” Charlotte stood up. “Perhaps I became somewhat deranged after being tied up naked for hours, inhaling fumes from your assault on my headwear. ” Bay threw his fork down with a clatter. “I doubt you could find anything as your head is wedged so far up your—” Charlotte gasped as Bay scooped her up and headed up the stairs.
Charlotte didn’t expect a butler, but maintaining the house, even if it was small, was a lot for the two women. If she had stayed, she might have been tempted to pitch in. She gathered Deb had run them ragged. Her mama would have been horrified to know how she lived in Little Hyssop. Even when her parents couldn’t pay their servants’ wages, they had plenty of them. Charlotte lived entirely alone within her garden gate. She swept her floors. She did her laundry. She cooked, preserved, pickled. She had been tempted a time or two to raid Deborah’s Mistress Museum upstairs when her funds were low, but had thus far refused to pawn any of the treasures.