Rosalie's earliest apprehension of the world was of a mysterious and extraordinary world that revolved entirely about her father and that entirely and completely belonged to her father. Under her father, all males had proprietory rights in the world and dominion over it; no females owned any part of the world or could do anything with it. All the males in this world-her father, and Robert and Harold her brothers, and all the other boys and men one sometimes saw-did mysterious and extraordinary things; and all the females in this world-her mother, and Anna and Flora and Hilda her sisters, and Ellen the cook and Gertrude the maid-did ordinary and unexciting and generally rather tiresome things. All the males were like story books to Rosalie: you never knew what they were going to do next; and all the females were like lesson books: they just went on and on and on.
- Paperback | 118 pages
- 216 x 279 x 6mm | 290g
- 01 Jul 2015
- Illustrations, black and white