Archives by Tag '1910′s'

Review: ‘Alexander’s Bridge’ by Willa Cather

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2011

When you come across the name of an author that you’re certain you’re going to love, how do you decide where to start with reading their work?  With the exception of books which have a series order which I will always follow religiously I have never consciously decided to read an author’s work in any [...]

Review: ‘The Return of the Soldier’ by Rebecca West

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Sunday, November 7, 2010

Title: Author: Rebecca West Published: Virago, 1984, pp. 188.  Originally published 1918 Genre: Fiction Blurb: When the soldier returns from the front, he returns to three women who love him.  His wife, Kitty, with her cold, moonlight beauty, and his devoted cousin Jenny wait in their exquisite home on the crest of the Harrow-weald.  Margaret [...]