The Last Watch: I've read 57%.

The Last Watch - Sergei Lukyanenko

In Russia a cafe like this would have been closed down in a moment. In Europe they would have put the owner in prison. In the USA the proprietor would have been hit with an absolutely massive fine. And in Japan the boss of an establishment like this would have committed seppuku out of a sense of shame.

-Anton on a cafe in Samarkand





I realize this is out of context, but it IS humorous and fits right into this book.