"If Kafka had been a woman, then Gregor Samsa would not have turned into an insect, he would not have had to. Gregor would be Gretel and she would wake up one morning pregnant. She would try to roll over and discover she was stuck on her back. She would wave her little hands uselessly in the air."
— Novelist Anne Enright in “Making Babies,” her memoir, as quoted by Dwight Gardner’s book review in The New York Times (New York City, USA), May 10, 2012.
(Source: The New York Times)