I absolutely loved the book. I identified with the main character to the point it hurt…
Here is the article on motherhood in fiction and ….not in fiction
Anecdotally, many mothers report feeling this deep, writhing power, this urgent instinct to protect.rs report feeling this deep, writhing power, this urgent instinct to protect.
The eagle-featured mother in Angela Carter’s Bluebeard story “The Bloody Chamber” was an electrifying discovery as a student and lives on in me to this day. Back then, I’d read about oppressive mothers, unreliable mothers, fearsome mothers and loving mothers but never a fierce, swashbuckling mother like this one. Early in the story we learn […]Author Talks: Leah Swann on Inventive explorations of motherhood in fiction — Theresa Smith Writes