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The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton (1905)

You asked me just now for the truth—well, the truth about any girl is that once she’s talked about she’s done for; and the more she explains her case the worse it looks.  958 more words


Final Questions without Answers

And so, gentle readers, I have done it: in spite of pillows and comforter and the need for sleep fighting me every step of the way, I completed… 644 more words

Storytime: Accidental Movie Remakes

Aloha humans! Often when Bro and I have conversations, we accidentally re-create an existing movie. Here are the 2 best examples.

A while back we were talking about ways Ethan Frome could be improved. 228 more words


Why I couldn't live in the 18th century

I watched one of my favorite movies last night, “Age of Innocence”.

It’s based on the book by Edith Wharton. Another favorite movie by the same author is “Ethan Frome”. 257 more words


Books 11-15 of 2017

I’ve read a few more books! I decided to do these in batches of five books, so that the posts would be shorter and I’d post a little bit more frequently. 583 more words

Mount TBR Checkpoint #1

First Quarter Check-in with the Mount TBR Challenge

I feel so behind with everything lately! My only defense is that we had such a dreary, wet winter here in Southern California that when it was all over, I just wanted to be outside; the sun was too distracting! 343 more words


Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton (1911)

This was a very depressing novel. Let’s just get that out of the way. Like another of Wharton’s New England novels Summer, which I read last year, she once again creates a character whose life has promise and potential, but bad choices made early on coupled with poverty and duty to family ruin any chance of freedom. 770 more words