She’s a dancer

4 November 2011 |

The Comforters, Muriel Spark, page 138

Georgina wielded the bigamy in terrified triumph. Her terror lest Eleanor should take public action against the bigamist was partly mitigated by the fact that Eleanor had a reputation to keep free of scandal. ‘But my name would suffer more than hers. I’ve always been respectable whereas she’s a dancer,’ Georgina declared.


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