Nor did he fail again to observe, or imagine, an analogy between the beautiful girl and the gorgeous shrub that hung its gem-like flowers over the fountain; a resemblance which Beatrice seemed to have indulged a fantastic humor in heightening, both by the arrangement of her dress and the selection of its hues.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Soireb - LibraryThing
To be honest, when I started reading the story I kept dozing off, to the point that I just had to put it aside and take a nap. Afterwards I picked it continue it. Although it is a bit predictable, it turns out to be entertaining and gripping towards end. Read full review
Review: Rappaccini's DaughterUser Review - Isaac Fuller - Goodreads
The concept, of manipulating Nature to tragic ends, was enjoyable. The execution was painful, however. His writing style is overly ornate; it either distracted from the story or obliged me to skip ... Read full review