Life and Death of Harriett Frean
She tried to reinstate herself through grief; she sheltered behind her bereavement, affecting a more profound seclusion, abhorring strangers; she was more than ever the reserved, fastidious daughter of Hilton Frean. She had always thought of herself as different from Connie and Sarah, living with a superior, intellectual life. She turned to the books she had read with her mother, Dante, Browning, Carlyle, and Ruskin, the biographies of Great Men, trying to retrace the footsteps of her lost self, to revive the forgotten thrill. But it was no use.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eadieburke - LibraryThing
This book was very short and seemed to be written in vignettes but there was a lot of messages under the surface such as; by being so good and self-sacrificing are you giving up promises of a happy ... Read full review