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A Bromfield Galaxy

liked it 3.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  9 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Contains The Green Bay Tree, Early Autumn, & A Good Woman.
Hardcover, 639 pages
Published 1957 by Harper & Brothers Publishers
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S Moss
Sep 19, 2014 S Moss rated it it was ok
Early Autumn

For lovers of romanticism, this novel has everything. It’s as if Bromfield decided to take a little Emily Brontë—mysterious, bleak but beautiful, windswept New England marshes; some D. H. Lawrence with hairy, muscular Irishmen full of male vitality and free of sexual inhibitions; and a plot lifted from Edith Wharton’s House of Mirth down to the incriminating letters righteously burned by Olivia the novel’s doomed heroine, who is Lily Barton writ small. The major difference is that Ol
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Melissa
Apr 09, 2009 Melissa rated it it was ok
Ah, now my OCD has been appeased and I can return A Bromfield Galaxy to the library with all three books read. A Good Woman was the least likable of the three, being that the characters within were so hidebound by the small-minded moralities of their time to make any happy or fulfilling choices for themselves. Oh, and there was some imperialist, colonialist bullshit about missionaries in Africa too. Yeah, not a lot to like here.
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Louis Bromfield was an American author and conservationist who gained international recognition winning the Pulitzer Prize and pioneering innovative scientific farming concepts.

Bromfield studied agriculture at Cornell University from 1914 to 1916,[1] but transferred to Columbia University to study journalism. While at Columbia University, Louis Bromfield was initiated into the fraternal organizati
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