English citations of recherché

  • 1969 — Ignatius filmed the scene before him for a minute or two more, then he followed a post upward to the ceiling for what he imagined would be an interesting and rather recherché bit of cinematography suggesting aspiration. — John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces. Page 150
  • 2005, Leonardo Padura, tr. Peter Bush, Havana Red, London, Bitter Lemon Press, ISBN 9781904738091, page 66:
    But could it be entirely chance for a Catholic transvestite who moreover wasn't a transvestite to transform himself on the day of the liturgical calendar set as the date of the Transfiguration? It couldn't be so, it must be a coincidence, it's too recherché, thought the count...
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