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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