Julian Symons, 21 February 1991
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“... is more than enough, and it is a relief when emancipation comes with the appearance of the painter Jean Varda, who whispers: ‘On the thirteenth you will be mine.’ Not for long, however. An affair with Alice Paalen, wife of a Surrealist artist, follows. ‘She leans over me as into a pool, tender, her hair falling, her eyes eternally smiling ... My eyes are ...”