After years of chasing the cute little canary with the funny way of speaking, yet unable to claim his prize, Sylvester finally fell off the cliff of sanity. Tweety Pie’s reaction was, one could say, one of total disbelief.
“Seals do not sit about and tell, the way people do, and their lives are not eventful in the way people’s are, lines of story combed again and again, in the hope that they will yield more sense with every stroke.” ― Margo Lanagan
A character from the 1975 US film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest shakes his head in a fit of mental inebriation. Over a decade ago I was fortunate enough to see a live performance of this novel at the Garrick Theatre in central London.