A writer with too abrasive an attitude, a habit of complaining, a love of cute things and far-away places, an obsessive personality, and the ability to ramble endless about history, mythology, anthropology, languages, and cats.
“Her parents wanted her to find her own way in life. That’s what they’d said countless times in the past. Of course, they’d been referring to school subjects and college applications and job prospects. Presumably, at no stage did they factor living skeletons and magic underworlds into their considerations. If they had, their advice would probably have been very different.”