I read Hemingway's posthumous Paris memoirs, rumoured to have been written by his wife (`Out of the question,' Toni assured me, `they're so badly written they must be authentic').
Page 85. (Metroland (1981))
Now, Stuart, as you will discover if you have not done so already, believes that the principal raison d'etre of food is to conceal from public view the hideous pattern on the plate beneath.Julian Barnes
This is I have to admit, one murky compartment of the female psyche which has yet to benefit from the oven-scourer of Reason.Julian Barnes