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At first I thought this was going to be an old fashion, kind of fluffy piece of fiction, but there is a lot going on in this book. Read morePublished 21 days ago by chris Cunningham
Of the three Dorothy Whipple books I have read this was the weakest. It's very Mrs. Minivar but still quaint in that it's of its time. Read morePublished 1 month ago by MTM
This was an engaging novel of manners, somewhat plausible until you get to the end of the book, then it's a bit of a stretch (i.e., cause for the infant's illness!)Published 20 months ago by Debora DeFoe
Everything I have read by Dorothy Whipple I have found totally engaging, and this is no different. I wish they would put her books on Kindle!! Read morePublished on September 8, 2013 by CORGILISA
It is heart warming to see a genuinely nice but wronged middle age woman rising above atrocities and rebuilding her life, relying only on her own wits and resources.Published on January 25, 2013 by Ophelia
Yes, it is an old story, but told in an original way. One of the best books I have read in awhile.Published on December 22, 2011 by kathy
Dorothy Whipple's Someone at a Distance is a psychologically astute and well-written account of the happy marriage between Ellen and Avery North that becomes undone. Read morePublished on August 29, 2011 by Maeri
Loved it...This book was my introduction to The Persephone Book collection. I had just come off reading some fabulous classics, and was searching for something new to catch my... Read morePublished on May 18, 2011 by awflorida
I loved reading this book. It takes you to a different era and Dorothy Whipple's insights into human character are amazing, addictive reading!!!Published on March 18, 2010 by Michelle Crawford