Jun 17, 2009

... Fr Antonio, a little old priest with a falcon called Rodrigo, who didn't hunt pigeons, partly because Fr Antonio was now too old to accompany the raptor on his forays, and party because, after an initial period of enthusiasm, the priest had begun to have doubts about using such an expeditive method to be rid of birds which, in spite of their shitting, were God's creatures too.

        -- Roberto Bolaño, By Night in Chile