Tuesday, November 04, 2008

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

I can never see why people should be jealous. After all, youth isn’t a matter of privilege, we all get the same share of it. Some people may be born at an easier time or be richer or more privileged than others, but that hasn’t anything to do with being young. And being young is terrible sometimes. Don’t you remember how terrible it could be?

from An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
by P.D. James
Scribner Paperback Edition, 2001

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