Finding notes tucked between pages of a used book, makes me think about the former book owner’s life. That leads me to wondering how a book ends up where it does. 368 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