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The Master, Margarita, and Mona

Even when she was seated and still, Mona was a moving picture. Best of friends for years, we were separated by geography. Then by death. Born in Cairo, Mona grew up in London. She’d studied all over Europe, spoke four … Continue reading

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The Witch Within

Lately I’ve been thinking about becoming a witch. After the overwhelming male mortality of WWI, England had a big problem—too many women and not enough men. Women were obligated to fiercely compete for the men still around. If you weren’t … Continue reading

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