“Hamlet had started to tremble, a look of pain and hopelessness on his face as he stared wild-eyed at the huge choice laid out in front of him.
‘To espresso or to latte, that is the question,’ he muttered, his free will evaporating rapidly. I had asked Hamlet for something he couldn’t easily supply: a decision.
‘Whether ’tis tastier on the palette to choose white mocha over plain,’ he continued in a rapid garble, ‘or to take a cup to go. Or a mug to stay, or extra cream, or have nothing, and by opposing the endless choice, end one’s heartache—’ “
(Jasper Fforde – Something Rotten: Thursday Next Book 4)
Brilliant so far!