'How pleasant it is to spend an evening in this way! I declare that after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.' No one made any reply. She then yawned again, threw aside her book, and cast her eyes round the room in quest of some amusement. — from Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen (1775-1817)
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April 9, 2012

Anticipation {Edith edition}




'...a fictionalized glimpse into the life of Edith Wharton and the love affair that threatened her relationship with Anna Bahlmann, her closest friend and confidante. ' {August}

2 comments:

JoAnn said...

Haven't heard a thing about this, but it obviously belongs on my wish list!

A Bookish Space said...

I haven't read any Wharton yet, but have The Age of Innocence (both book and film) waitind to be read/watched. I do adore fiction books based on authors - I recently read The Paris Wife, which is about the marriage between Hemingway and his first wife, Hadley, even though I haven't got around to Hemingway either.

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