The Widow's Tale

The Widow's Tale

Mick Jackson


A newly-widowed girl has performed a runner. She simply jumped in her motor vehicle, deserted her (very great) condominium in north London and saved on using till she reached the Norfolk coast. Now she's rented a tiny cottage and holed herself away there, if in basic terms to flee the ceaseless sympathy and insincere hindrance. She's now not really yes, yet thinks she could be having a bit a breakdown. or maybe this feeling of dislocation is completely general within the situations. All she is aware is that she cannot sleep and will be ingesting a bit greater than she should. yet as her tale unfolds we find that her marriage used to be faraway from ideal. That it was once, actually, filled with frustration and sadness, in addition to one or major secrets and techniques, and that by way of working away to this actual village she may well truly be making her personal own pilgrimage. by means of turns elegiac and hugely comical, "The Widow's story" inspires this such a lot defiantly unapologetic of narrators as she starts to choose over the wreckage of her existence and choose what has actual price and what she should still depart in the back of.

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