Daily Archives: December 19, 2009

Cindy in Midlife

“I never,” she once said frankly to the prime minister, “expected any of this to last. It was too¬†sudden, you see, too sudden and too simple. Pumpkin: coach. Mice: horses. Rat: coachman. Lizards: footmen. Rags: ballgown.”

Hilary Mantel’s short story “Cinderella in Autumn” is a wistful holiday delight.¬† Read it here.


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