Irma Prunesquallor, described by Mervyn Peake at the beginning of the second book of the Gormenghast series.
i had to stop reading and laugh. How perfectly delightful! This quote illustrates how well Fiona Shaw captured the character of man-hungry Prunesquallor.
PBS character page: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/gormenghast/characters/irma.html
The character photo on the PBS page looks like the embodiment of this quote!