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  • Painfully she arose and floundered whalishly in her white chiffon nightdress over to the dressing-table. She stared remorselessly into the glass and saw a great white mass, a mountainous globule of flesh. -- Women Writing, 3: An Anthology of Short Stories, Denys Val Baker, ed., p. 69, 1980. London, Sidgwick and Jackson.

    April 27, 2011