Banana Yoshimoto

She led me inside. It felt somewhat like being in a museum, with objects on display, and our footsteps and voices echoing through the space. It seemed like a completely different place [to] the cafe where we always met, but it wasn’t. Like ghosts of the daytime crowd, we crept in and found ourselves a table.

Banana Yoshimoto
Helix
in Lizard (1996)