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All it is is just my life

The Interior Life

By Dorothy Heydt  

22 Nov, 2016



Dorothy Heydt originally published 1990’s The Interior Life under the pen name Katherine Blake. 

Post-Reagan-era housewife Sue’s life isn’t the stuff of melancholy country music, but it’s not exactly rewarding. Her boisterous kids make housecleaning a Sisyphean struggle. Her husband Fred loves her and she still loves him, but there are days when she can barely stand to look at him. 

Small wonder she escapes to a fantasy world, even one where the stakes are high and defeat apparently certain. 

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