Monday, September 03, 2007

The Power of Houses

Margaret Forster in her novel, The Memory Box, has her lead character express this thought:

“The power of houses has always bewildered me—that mere bricks and mortar should possess such atmosphere is uncanny.”

Margaret Forster, The Memory Box (London: Penguin Books, 2000; first published, Chatto & Windus, 1999), 10.