“The Willow Tree”

Watching Majid Majidi’s religious The Willow Tree again, I thought about this quote from Clive Barker’s Weaveworld:

She’d taken this harlot century she’d been born into for granted, knowing no other, but now — seeing it with his eyes, hearing it with his ears — she understood it afresh; saw just how dispossessed of pleasure; how crude, even as it claimed sophistication; and, despite its zeal to spellbind, how utterly unenchanting

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