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The Downfall of Lily Bart

The first book Luz reflected on was The House of Mirth. She’d read it one haze-filled summer that smelled of lavender. It was Aix-en-Provence and Luz was checked into a small room with flowered curtains and a quilted spread. She’d … Continue reading

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The House of Mirth

More MUY MARCOTTAGE: While sewing on this dress, for some unknown reason, I thought about Lily Bart. Many years ago, I accompanied my daughter to Aix-in-Provence for a language course.  My reading companion was Edith Wharton’s THE HOUSE OF MIRTH.  … Continue reading

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