On the opposite wall was a Damien Hirst spot painting, bought by Arabella after a decent bonus season. Roger’s considered view of the painting, looking at it from aesthetic, art-historical, interior-design, and psychological points of view, was that it had cost forty-seven thousand pounds, plus VAT.
Here is the truth about self-discovery: it is never without cost.
Freedom is an expensive gift always worth fighting for. Even if it costs us!