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Mr. Fortune's Maggot

Mr. Fortune's Maggot - Sylvia Townsend Warner Like STW's Lolly Willowes this is a little gem; like that book, comic but also something of a quest by a solitary soul to find some spiritual meaning in their world.
He reflected that everywhere mankind is anxious to the same anxious burden of love and loneliness, and most in self-defence enchant their cares into a story and a dream.