Angela Carter Quote
I always used to suffer a great deal if I let myself get too close to reality since the definitive world of the everyday with itshard edges and harsh light did not have enough resonance to echo the demands I made upon experience. It was as if I never experienced experience as experience. Living never lived up to the expectations I had of it--the Bovary syndrome.
Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories (ed. Random House, 2016) - ISBN: 9781409040835