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Karen | 351 comments Mod
Start- Vain Shadow by Jane Hervey


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Veronique | 86 comments Let’s hope I can finally join you!


Tania | 255 comments I have a couple of books to finish and then I'll start this one.


Karen | 351 comments Mod
Hello Veronique and Tania : )
I've read the Vain Shadow back in 2015, but i would love to discuss with you.


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Veronique | 86 comments Great! I should be starting tomorrow :O)


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Veronique | 86 comments A few days late but I’ve started! Too many books, too little time, and I’ve started The Thorn Birds, which is proving amazing...

Coming back to this one, it has an interesting narration, going into everyone’s heads.


Tania | 255 comments I've just started this one, too. Agree about the narration, the way you get to understand what they are thinking, which can be completely different to what they are saying.


Tania | 255 comments This book feels as though it is set earlier than when it was written, though I'm not sure it's meant to. They still have servants, and an estate, which I feel would have been a rarity by then, but Tony is sneering at the funeral for being so middle class.
I do hope Joanna, on having her eyes ened, will decide to leave Tony.


Karen | 351 comments Mod
Hello dear Tania, yes i thought the same when i read it too.
The family must of been very rich to have such a large estate with staff too.
I do also feel sorry for Joanna
Women in those days seemed forced to stay in unhappy marriages and it was a disgrace if divorce was even thought of.


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