Final Word

September 29, 1995

This week's Final Word comes from a Pulitzer prizewinner who was born Chloe Anthony Wofford:

"Without wiping away the tears, taking a deep breath, or even bending his knees - he leaped. As fleet and bright as a lodestar he wheeled toward Guitar and it did not matter which one of them would give up his ghost in the killing arms of his brother. For now he knew what Shalimar knew: If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it."

The winner of last week's competition, who identified Stella Gibbons's Cold Comfort Farm (with apologies to Mary Webb), was Peter Barnes of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

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