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Apr 18, 2011 Melissa rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I quite liked Anne's "scandalous" novel, even though the structure is a little weird (the letter format and Anne's insistence on using "direct" speech when coveying a conversation through a third (or fourth) person). "Nice" ladies don't write about drunkenness, gambling, and extra-marital sex - no matter how truthful - so Anne gets props for writing a story about a woman who would do anything to protect her child in a time where the father, no matter his character, has all legal rights to his ch ...more