Thursday, November 30, 2017

'Wise Child' by Monica Furlong

An excerpt.


"“You mean there isn’t any magic, or spells, or anything of that sort?” I said, immediately disappointed now that my fear had subsided.

“I didn’t say that. It’s just that magic gets quite ordinary when you live with it, you know. You’ll soon see.”


Monica Furlong. Wise Child. 2008 [1987]. Penguin Group USA, New York. [Read another excerpt.]
Theodor Kittelsen. Nøkken. 1904. National Gallery of Norway, Oslo.
This article was originally published on a retired domain and has been republished for archival purposes.

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