Category Archives: Love

Books I Ought to Read No. 3: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

I’ve tried to read The House of Mirth before. It wasn’t really a very serious attempt; I started reading and thought ‘this is interesting’ and then put it down and read something else. After my last books I ought to … Continue reading

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Trysting by Emmanuelle Pagano (translated by Jennifer Higgins and Sophie Lewis

“Illness has made her so thin that making love has become painful. Painful for us both. I wish she could be blooming again, bursting with health, big, full of life. But she’s dying and I hurt her. But she’s dying … Continue reading

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