For those whose childhood memories of Dahl have faded, the witches in his novel looked and acted like “ordinary” women.
- Jamila Rizvi
- The Age
They hid their cat-like claws, bald heads and square feet inside the usual costume of ladies at the time.
They might be any woman you met: the newsreader on television, the teacher at your school or, even, your mum.
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