Small Plays About My Day

… tiny true dramas in a Charing Cross Road bookshop

Horse Wind

Posted on | December 4, 2010 | 2 Comments

Japanese Girl: Excuse me, novel?
Emily: Novels? Yes, downstairs, the second room.
Japanese Girl: You have novel, I don’t know name in English. Horse?
Emily: Horse?
Japanese Girl: Horse.
Emily: Um…
Japanese Girl: I don’t know word …  hill? Wind? Wind Hill.
Emily: Wuthering Heights?
Japanese Girl: No. Horse? Wind.
Emily: I’m sorry, I can’t think what it could be.
Japanese Girl: Horse?
Emily: No.
Japanese Girl: Thank you.


2 Responses to “Horse Wind”

  1. Tweets that mention Horse Wind : Small Plays About My Day --
    December 4th, 2010 @ 12:31 pm

    […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Emily Cleaver and Emily Cleaver, Small Plays. Small Plays said: New small plays … Horse Wind Suggestions for a solution on the back of a postcards please. […]

  2. Kari
    June 3rd, 2011 @ 12:09 am

    Perhaps she meant the Horse Whisperer?

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