It pressed against him at every turn. He told himself that this was because there was no escape from the visible evidences of his act. The "Letters" confronted him everywhere. People who had never opened a book discussed them with critical reservations; to have read them had become a social obligation in circles to which literature never penetrates except in a personal guise.
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Review: The TouchstoneUser Review - Ana RÓnceanu - Goodreads
The premise of The Touchstone tugs at your imagination and Edith Wharton's lovely use of language entices further. The building of tension is palpable, but I was a little frustrated with the ending. I ... Read full review
Review: The TouchstoneUser Review - Matt Miles - Goodreads
Fittingly enough for this novella, the more I think about it the more compelled I am to forgive any flaws. The ending feels unearned after an effective glimpse into the devastating effects of ... Read full review