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Quotation by Angela Carter
My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for magic realism, she once told me she had been to the doctor's on the very day.
Angela Carter (1940–1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Virago (1992). Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings, "The Mother Lode," New Review (1976).
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