“And yet, standing behind her son, waiting for the traffic light change, she remembered how in the midst of it all there had been a time when she'd felt a loneliness so deep that once, not so many years ago, having a cavity filled, the dentist's gentle turning of her chin with his soft fingers had felt to her like a tender kindness of almost excruciating depth, and she had swallowed with a groan of longing, tears springing to her eyes.”
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Readers of Jane, gather here to discuss anything from Frank Churchill's secrets to Lady Catherine's whims. What finally "persuaded" Anne Elliot? WhatReaders of Jane, gather here to discuss anything from Frank Churchill's secrets to Lady Catherine's whims. What finally "persuaded" Anne Elliot? What was an entailment anyway? Who writes the best love letters? We'll be talking about it all here. Austen fan fiction fans and biography-lovers welcome!
What's New?: What does it mean to be a Janeite, a devoted follower of Austen fiction? Join us to discuss Deborah Yaffe's book Among the Janeites.
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