Margaret Atwood Quote

The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead in, preserve them, they put makeup on them; they didn't want them spreading or changing into anything else. The stone with the name and date was on them to weight them down.


Surfacing (ed. Simon and Schuster, 2012) - ISBN: 9781451686883

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The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead in, preserve them, they put makeup on them; they didn't want them spreading or changing into...

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The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead in, preserve them, they put makeup on them; they didn't want them spreading or changing into...

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The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead in, preserve them, they put makeup on them; they didn't want them spreading or changing into...

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The reason they invented coffins, to lock the dead in, preserve them, they put makeup on them; they didn't want them spreading or changing into...