“Madeleine’s Party” / A Memorable Fancy #007

At Madeleine’s party: an unexpected face, my likeness, my double. A twin I never knew? I spoke to it. It looked at me as if trying to place me from its album of ignored people. I spoke again. It turned away. Madeleine, desperate to promote sociability, touched its arm. “You remember Herbert, here, don’t you, Herbert?”

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