Throwing this in here, just for the photograph at the top. I have that same color Olivetti manual typewriter in my son’s place back in the States, but with the US-standard keyboard. Quite a treat to see it at the Beeb’s website.
BBC: Who was called ‘A great cow full of ink’?
Gustave Flaubert did not care for George Sand, at all, plus many other literary snipes through the centuries.