Sophonisba


Sophonisba
   In “Medusa’s Coil,” a servant—a “very old Zulu woman”; a “witch-woman”—in the household of Denis de Russy and Marceline Bedard. She recognizes the strange heritage of Marceline and worships her as a goddess.

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