Sunday, January 19, 2020

Daily Dose

From The Gathering, by Anne Enright


"I thought about this, as I sat in the Shelbourne bar -- that I was living my life in inverted commas. I could pick up my keys and go 'home' where I could 'have sex' with my 'husband' just like lots of other people did. This is what I had been doing for years. And I didn't seem to mind the inverted commas, or even notice that I was living in them, until my brother died."

From Chapter 27.

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