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Quotation by Eudora Welty
My mother read secondarily for information; she sank as a hedonist into novels. She read Dickens in the spirit in which she would have eloped with him.
Eudora Welty (b. 1909), U.S. fiction writer. One Writer's Beginnings, ch. 1 (1984).
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was a greatly beloved British novelist.
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