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The grubby, stained letter was burning with imagined shame in the gentleman’s pocket. He unconsciously reached for it throughout the evening, feeling the crackling paper every five minutes at dinner, running his fingers over his breast pocket after every puff on his pipe in the smoking room after the last bite of dessert, resting his hand on his jacket while playing cards with the ladies in the drawing room. 2,670 more words
In the following section I will be talking about my five favorite fictional characters. They are all not real and do not exist in the real world. 26 more words
I have several favorite time periods, eras I would enjoy researching if I ever turned my attention to historical fiction.
- Dark Ages and Medieval Europe… 82 more words
Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters at the Heart of Power by Claudia Renton. Knopf/Doubleday, June 5, 2018.
The exploits of the fictional Crawley sisters of the PBS series… 197 more words
Observed from today’s perspective, crinolines look utterly uncomfortable and unattractive to the point of absurdity. Why would anyone want to wear something that resembles a gigantic whipped-cream cake around their waist? 740 more words