The Europeans: A Sketch
Tony Tanner, Patricia Crick
Penguin, 1985 - Fiction - 203 pages
Eugenia, Baroness Munster, wife of a German princeling who wishes to be rid of her, crosses the ocean with her brother Felix to seek out their American relatives. Their voyage is prompted - so Eugenia says - by natural affection; but the Baroness has also come to seek her fortune. The advent of these visitors is viewed by the Wentworths, in the suburbs of Boston, with wonder and some apprehension.
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