The End of the Affair

The End of the Affair

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which, to look ahead. I say 'one chooses' with the inaccurate pride of a professional writer who - when he has been seriously noted at all - has been praised for his technical ability, but do I in fact of my own will choose that black wet January night on the Common, in 1946, the sight of Henry Miles slanting across the wide river of rain, or did these images choose me? It is convenient, it is correct according to the rules of my craft to begin just there, but if I had believed then in a God, I could also have believed in a hand, plucking at my elbow, a suggestion, 'Speak to him: he hasn't seen you yet.'

― The End of the Affair, by Graham Greene (1904 - 1991), pub. 1951

Model: Elen M (Czech Republic)
Stylist: Caroline Cream
Art director, photographer and retouching: Mr. Muliebris, New Zealand
Producer: Dan Hostettler Photography at Photostudioprague and Ivana Cermakova www.photoholidays.info

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