Bullies

”Their father – her ex-husband – had relinquished all responsibility for them when the marriage ended: it almost gave him pleasure, Lawrence believed, to see them suffer, partly because their suffering dramatised his own – as bullies enjoy seeing their own fear in their victims – and partly because it was a sure-fire means for punishing Eloise.”

© 2016 Rachel Cusk, Transit.

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