Quotation by Angela Carter

The kind of power mothers have is enormous. Take the skyline of Istanbul—enormous breasts, pathetic little willies, a final revenge on Islam. I was so scared I had to crouch in the bottom of the boat when I saw it.
Angela Carter (1940–1992), British author. interview by Lorna Sage in New Writing, eds. Malcolm Bradbury and Judy Cooke (1992).
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