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3 12, 2017

Less Depressing than Jane Eyre

By | 2017-12-03T19:13:54+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|good fiction|1 Comment

It’s been a while since I read a story wherein someone wore a “frock.” Frocks were how heroines dressed back when I learned to read, so that should tell you the era of this week’s book. In Mary Stewart’s Nine Coaches Waiting, Linda Martin leaves an English orphanage to accept a governess position in a French manor. (To be clear, she’s an orphan at [...]