Three Weeks

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Echo Library, 2006 - Fiction - 120 pages
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The world has felt upon its hot lips the perfumed kisses of the beautiful heroine of "Three Weeks." The brilliant flame that was her life has blazed a path into every corner of the globe. It is a world-renowned novel of consuming emotion that has made the name of its author, Elinor Glyn, the most discussed of all writers of modern fiction.

"It is a book to make one forget that the world is grey. Be as sad, as sane as you like, for all the other days of your life, but steal one mad day, I adjure you, and read "Three Weeks.""

-- Percival Pollard in "Town Topics"

"The power and beauty of its descriptions and the pathos of its scenes are undeniable."

-- "The Western Christian Advocate"

"A cleverly told tale, full of dainty sentiment, of poetic dreaming and dramatic incident."

-- "The Brooklyn Eagle"

"We feel inclined to throw at her (the heroine) neither stones nor laurels, but rather to congratulate the author upon a powerful story that lays a grip upon the mind and heart."

-- "The San Francisco Argonaut"

"No wonder that "Three Weeks" is one of the best sellers."

-- "The Detroit Free Press"

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User Review  - KayCliff - LibraryThing

A high rating for this extraordinary book. Not for its literary quality, gawdelpus, but for the enormous pleasure to be derived from reading it, with its glorious, unintentional, comic qualities! Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Elinor Glyn was a British writer best known for pioneering mass-market women's erotic fiction and popularizing the concept of the "It Girl," which had a profound influence on 20th century popular culture and the careers of Gloria Swanson and Clara Bow. In addition to her work as a scriptwriter for silent movies, Glyn was one of the earliest female directors. Elinor Glyn's elder sister was fashion designer Lady Duff-Gordon, who survived the tragic sinking of the Titanic. Over the duration of her career Glyn penned more than 40 works including such titles as Three Weeks, Beyond the Rocks, and Love's Blindness. Elinor Glyn died in 1943.

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