I you just need once of those dense 19th century novels that ends in complete and utter desolation and despair. Sure there’s no happy ending. 405 more words
Tags » The Mill On The Floss
Maggie (9 years old) is very excited for her much adored brother (Tom, 13 years old) to come back from his school.
She’s mad that her mom tries to curl her hair (and that she couldn’t go along to pick up Tom) so she goes up to the attic and takes it out on this sort of voodoo doll she’s made for herself the book calls “a Fetish.” She enjoys poking nails into its head and smashing/grinding its head and body into the brick chimneys that go through the attic. 555 more words