"She took some too and we sat together happily cracking nuts and gazing out into the silent landscape."
So your dad tells you that you are a lazy sod and off you trot, playing your guitar to pick up chicks, lying a garden sprouting poetry and eating nuts with the love of your life. Such is the life of a good for nothing.
This novella, at a lovely little 110 pages, was a quick win on the 1001 books I am really trying to get through list. It is also a blissfully meandering work that is gorgeously written and certain to put you in a dream like mood.
5 out of 5 meandering journeys are what life is all about.