Monthly Archives: May 2013

Anthony Trollope, “Can You Forgive Her?”

You know how people sometimes ask you who your favorite writer is, and the names of all authors immediately vanish from your head? Usually in that situation I’ll say something like, “Well, it’s so hard to pick just one, but … Continue reading

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Mary S. Lovell, “A Scandalous Life: The Biography of Jane Digby”

So why should you read the biography of someone you’ve never heard of? Because you’re interested in the period, I suppose, or in the place where that person lived. Because you admire the work of the biographer, certainly. Or a … Continue reading

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