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Rappaccini's Daughter
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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. short story- man (in italy??) meets woman & (uncle?) with poisonous garden... [s]

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message 1: by Ashley (new)

Ashley (ash88) I think it was set in Italy. There is a poisonous (or maybe magical??) garden that no one is supposed to go in unless they have been exposed to it for a while (I think). The only people who are used to it are a woman and (her uncle?) and the story begins with a man who meets them and is curious about their garden...

I think the uncle's name is Italian and starts with an "R." I think his name is also in the title... "R____'s Garden" maybe?

Sorry I don't remember much. I do remember really enjoying it and thinking it was very well written.

(Just joined this group today- great idea!) :)




message 2: by karen (new)

karen (karenbrissette) | 58 comments ooh - thats nathaniel hawthorne: rappaccini's daughter.


message 3: by Ashley (last edited Aug 08, 2009 08:40PM) (new)

Ashley (ash88) THANK YOU. Couldn't remember it for the life of me... and I guess there was no uncle, but a father... but that is it. thanks again!! :)

... and Hawthorne? I should have known. :P


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