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  • "Elizabeth and Her German Garden," a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, was popular and frequently reprinted during the early years of the 20th century. "Elizabeth and Her German Garden" is a year's diary written by Elizabeth about her experiences learnin...


  • Elizabeth von Arnim (31 August 1866 - 9 February 1941), born Mary Annette Beauchamp, was an Australian-born British novelist. By marriage she became Grafin (Countess) von Arnim-Schlagenthin, and by a second marriage, Countess Russell. Although known ...


  • May 7th.-I love my garden. I am writing in it now in the late afternoon loveliness, much interrupted by the mosquitoes and the temptation to look at all the glories of the new green leaves washed half an hour ago in a cold shower. Two owls are perche...


  • "Elizabeth and her German Garden" is the first book by Marie Annette Beauchamp-known all her life as "Elizabeth." The semi-autobiographical book, anonymously published, under the name Elizabeth, was an incredible success, going through printing after...


  • Excerpt from opening lines: "Dear Roger, -This is only to tell you that I love you, supposing you should have forgotten it by the time you get to London. The letter will follow you by the train after the one you left by, and you will have it with you...


  • Dear Roger,—This is only to tell you that I love you, supposing you should have forgotten it by the time you get to London. The letter will follow you by the train after the one you left by, and you will have it with your breakfast the day after to...



  • Here is a collection of passionate, compelling love stories for you to enjoy. Firstly we have The Lost Girl by D.H. Lawrence. A writer of great insight and passions he brings to us a heroine determined to follow her dreams against the wishes and plan...


  • Excerpt from the opening lines: "I want to be quiet now. I crawled up here this morning from the valley like a sick ant, -struggled up to the little house on the mountain side that I haven't seen since the first August of the war, and dropped down on...






  • What on earth could have induced Mr Anstruther to fall in love with Fraulein Schmidt? He is an eligible English bachelor from a good family with great expectations; she is the plain, poor, spinster' daughter of a German scholar. But Rose-Marie Schmid...


  • Christine, a glorious novel by the incomparable Elizabeth von Arnim, is well worth purchasing as a great read; or as part of any serious collector's literary collection. Consistent with all of Elizabeth Von Arnim's books, Christine's vision of the hu...


  • As the First World War looms, Anna-Rose and Anna-Felicitas, seventeen-year-old orphan twins, are thrust upon relatives. But Uncle Arthur, a blustering patriot, is a reluctant guardian: the twins are half-German and, who knows, they could be spying fr...



  • Dear Husband, she said, actually imitating me. I know what you are going to say. I always know what you are going to say. I know all the things you ever can or ever do say. She paused for a moment, and then added in a firm voice, looking me straig...



  • This delightful companion to the famous Elizabeth and Her German Garden is a witty, lyrical account of a rejuvenating summer. Descriptions of magnificent larkspurs and burning nasturtiums give way to those of cooling forest walks, and of clambering u...


  • Attending a London production of The Immortal Hour, Catherine, a widow in her forties, encounters the handsome young Christopher, and their unlikely romance scandalizes their friends and families. Reprint....


  • Made vulnerable by her father's sudden death, Lucy finds her life taken over by lonely widower Everard Wemyss, who wants to marry her, but Lucy's Aunt Dot warns her about Wemyss's suspicious qualities. Reprint....


  • A discreet advertisement in 'The Times', addressed to 'Those who Apppreciate Wisteria and Sunshine...' is the impetus for a revelatory month for four very different women. High above the bay on the Italian Riviera stands San Salvatore, a mediaeval ca...


  • In 1901 the 'real' Elizabeth holidayed on the Baltic island of Rgen with just her maid, a coachman, a carriage piled with luggage, and a woman friend. From such unpromising beginnings Elizabeth weaves a captivating farrago around her encounters. The...


  • This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book t...


  • Ingeborg Bullivant, the put-upon daughter of the Bishop of Redchester, suddenly becomes possessed by the demon Rebellion and takes a week's tour to Lucerne. Constantly in the company of a ponderous German pastor, she is put into a quandary when he p...


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    Excerpt from Chapter I: When Anna Estcourt was twenty-five, and had begun to wonder whether the pleasure extractable from life at all counterbalanced the bother of it, a wonderful thing happened. She was an exceedingly pretty girl, who ought to have ...


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    ' " Oh, my dear, relations are like drugs, - useful sometimes, and even pleasant, if taken in small quantities and seldom, but dreadfully pernicious on the whole, and the truly wise avoid them " ' Taking respite from the Man of Wrath, her child...


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