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Pastors' Wives by Lisa Takeuchi Cullen
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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
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The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Madame Bovary
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Emma, you disallusioned dreamer, always unhappy with where you are and what you have! I rarely give 5 stars, and have surprised myself for giving them to a book hinged on character and not plot...".really there's not much to the plot of a bored house...more
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Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
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The Real Jane Austen by Paula Byrne
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Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn
Mrs. Queen Takes the Train
by William Kuhn (Goodreads Author)
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Silly is the right word. Almost a little adult fairy tale where the "missing" Queen throws three pairs of characters (cheese seller/stable girl, equerry/butler, lady-in-waiting/dresser) together in the chase to find her, and during the chase they all...more
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“...it will always remain my private persuasion that Nature was absorbed in making cabbages when Mrs. Vesey was born, and that the good lady suffered the consequences of a vegetable preoccupation in the mind of the Mother of us all. ”
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“He distrusted her affection; and what loneliness is more lonely than distrust.”
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