Monday, January 4, 2010


Recondite: Recondite means hidden, obscure or hard to understand. It shares its etymology with incondite (badly put together) and abscond (hide away).
Although illiterate, my tormentors, or rather the Little Seamstress's swarm of disappointed suitors, we flabbergasted by the sight of this recondite object: a book.
A Book for Today: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

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