Having recently found a seashore’s surf likened to a grin, I was struck by the keyboard version, like a piano with a personality such as you might see in a cartoon.

‘The piano keyboard displayed its endless grin.’

See also our celebration of this book, complete with a mosaic of illustrated quotations and metaphors.


Source: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind, trans. Lucia Graves (London: Phoenix, 2012), p. 57

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