Shared Joy

Shared Joy

She had to share her joy, as Lou knew that joy unshared was a halved emotion, just as sadness and loss, when borne alone, were often doubled.

Alexander McCall Smith, Espresso Tales

It’s perceptive statements like this that make his stories so rich: he grasps humanity in all its silliness and foibles and depth and beauty.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *