Want to Craft a Really Good Lie?

“No: but my going is,” he answered… wondering where he had read that clever liars give details, but that the cleverest do not.

Newland Archer made this astute observation when he schemed to rendez-vous with the Countess Olenska in Edith Wharton’s, The Age of Innocence, which I am reading for the first time and loving.

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