— But you will be ready to say, what was your hope in doing this? — What did you look forward to? — To any thing, every thing — to time, chance, circumstances, slow effects, sudden bursts, perserverance and weariness ... Every possibility of good was before me, and the first of blessings secured ... — from Emma, 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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