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"He thought of entering the conversation by recalling fights with his mother but the details had grown dim; all he remembered was their inevitability. Molly Tierney sighed and said, 'I think I'll become a nun.'
Thaw said, 'I think I'll become a lighthouse keeper.'
There was silence, and then someone asked why.
'So I'll be able to walk in spirals.'"

Alasdair Gray