Small Plays About My Day

… tiny true dramas in a Charing Cross Road bookshop

Transylvanian Ephemera

Posted on | July 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

Man with wild beard enters shop.
Man with wild beard: There was a book in the window yesterday on Transylvanian Ephemera. Has it sold?
Emily: If it’s not in the window now, I’m afraid it probably has.
Man with wild beard: (Frantically) It’s not in the window?
Emily: I thought you couldn’t see it in the window.
Man with wild beard: I haven’t looked.
Exit Emily.
Pause.
Enter Emily
Emily: It’s still in the window.
Man with wild beard: Ah, good.

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  • "In a town like London there are always plenty of not quite certifiable lunatics walking the streets, and they tend to gravitate towards bookshops, because a bookshop is one of the few places where you can hang about for a long time without spending any money."
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