I love reading Dorothy Whipple novels, and I wrote my Master's thesis on her book The Priory (1939), but for some reason, I didn't remember They Were Sisters (1945) even though I read it a few years ago. Rereading it was a pleasure, and it reminded me why I enjoy forgotten mid-century women's fiction. Luckily... Continue Reading →
On My Bookshelf, No. 15
To see previous posts in this series, click here. This is my bookshelf. Here is a snippet of what’s on it. They Knew Mr. Knight (1934) by Dorothy Whipple Frost in May (1933) by Antonia White Greenbanks (1932) by Dorothy Whipple Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (1938) by Winifred Watson The Hundred Secret Senses... Continue Reading →
How Would You Live If Your Child Were Still Missing?
I decided to read Still Missing (1981) by Beth Gutcheon because of this bookmark. It’s a bookmark from Persephone Books. They send me one each time they send out their catalog. Persephone books is based in London and is reprinting forgotten female novels. I love their goals and I love their books. So, when it... Continue Reading →