Narration of Erich Haugaard's novel
Middle Aged (35-54)
British, England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex)
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She is dirty Mama. The little boy looked at me and then at his mother, who was standing at the kitchen table slicing a piece of bread for me from a large country loaf. She's pool, the mother explained, and she smiled towards me. I was looking at the boy and thinking, and so would you be if you lived as I do? She is dirty, he repeated and glanced at his own hands. Would you like some wine? I nodded for my mouth was too full of bread for me to talk. She poured a large glass of wine from 1/2 empty bottle. I drank it greedily, for I was thirsty, but it was very sour, and I must have made a grim missus. I swallowed it. Is it so sour? The woman was nervous, and when I didn't reply at once, she said hurriedly. I thought it was all right. We use it for cooking. I smiled for I had noticed that she had stood long looking of the shelf before she decided which of several bottles to pour from
Characters, Child, Mother, Storyteller, Articulate, Child-like, Confessional, Eccentric, Sincere, British, England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex)