Cathy Rentzenbrink’s The Last Act of Love: Excerpt #2

We were shown to a little room with a table and chairs, a kettle and an ashtray, and drank tea for what felt like hours and hours. I noticed a Guinness stain on the bottom edge of my cream shirt, knew that it would have happened as I’d leaned over the pump at work earlier, and thought how much the world had changed in the lifetime of that little stain.

— Cathy Rentzenbrink, The Last Act of Love (2015), p. 21.

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