Hilary Mantel Quote

Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the meatless days, the cold winters and the sharp tongues? It's not as if we had a choice.


Wolf Hall: A Novel (ed. Macmillan, 2009) - ISBN: 9781429943284

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Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the...

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Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the...

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Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the...

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Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the...