You can see the greased lightening serpent-slither whiplash-speed over slippery tiles.

See also the bestellar reviews, complete with rich quote-mosaics, of Adam Nicolson’s magnificent Why Homer Matters and Logue’s War Musica muscular rendition of several books of the Iliad. 


‘Fast as a viper over bathroom tiles,

Into the yellow bay.’


Source: Christopher Logue, War Music, London: Faber and Faber, 2001, p. 172

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