What do mothers dream of

Today´s Quotation is from A Question of Belief by Donna Leon.

What did mothers dream of for their sons? And from their sons? A happy life? Grandchildren? Reasons to be proud of them? Brunetti knew women who wanted only that their sons stay free of drugs and out of jail; others who wanted them to marry a beautiful woman, make a fortune, and win social status; and some very few who simply wanted them to be happy. What had Signora Fontana permitted herself  to want for her son?

From A Question of Belief by Donna Leon.

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