The Goddess and the Anorexic

  • Debbie Lee


The market town of Bedford, England, is managed by a group of elderly, well-to-do women who own most of the property the town sits on. Besides acting as the town’s caretakers, the women spend time preparing for the Messiah’s second coming, which they predict will happen in Bedford on a particular site they call “The Haven.”1 The Haven is no oxen stable but a twenty room mansion.


Anorexia Nervosa Migrant Woman Sexual Ambivalence Strange Effect Fasting Woman 


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