Reading progress update: I've read 149 out of 232 pages.

Being Wagner: The Triumph of the Will - Simon Callow

"Ludwig was not, to put it mildly, of a military disposition, though he was rather keen on soldiers. Once, he spotted a sentry at the Residenz who looked tired, so he sent out a sofa for him."

 

I have no words. Callow cracks me up.