Sunday, October 04, 2015

Layers of Hell

``Marina had thought she understood this place. She had spotted the luncehead after all, she had cut apart the anaconda. She had performed surgeries she was neither licensed nor qualified to perform on a dirty floor and had eaten from the trees and swum in the river in a bloody dress only to find out that none of those things were on the test. There was in fact a circle of hell beneath this one that required an entirely different set of skills that she did not possess. She would have to go there anyway. She had been foolish enough to think that she had given up everything when in fact she could see now that she hadn't even started. ... '' ---p. 331, State of Wonder, Ann Patchett

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