The Hand Of Ethelberta
Perhaps not. And when a man checks all a woman's finer sentiments towards him by marrying her, it is only natural that it should find a vent somewhere. However, she probably does not know of my downfall since father's death. I hardly think she would have cared to do it had she known that.
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Review: The Hand of EthelbertaUser Review - Elizabeth Finnegan - Goodreads
On the surface this is just a light hearted novel about a wealthy widow who is pursued by a number of suitors for her hand in marriage. Hardy explores the dilemmas a young, single woman of independent ... Read full review
Review: The Hand of EthelbertaUser Review - Suzanne Demitrio - Goodreads
Take Hardy's introduction to this novel at its word: he wrote it for fun, and it shows. It's not tragic or terribly deep; there are no great themes to ponder; but the characters are varied and charming, the plot's a musical comedy, and the writing is often delicious. Read full review
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