Eugenia, an American expatriate brought up in Europe, arrives in rural New England with her charming brother Felix, hoping to find a wealthy second husband after the collapse of her marriage to a German prince. Their exotic, sophisticated airs cause quite a stir with their affluent, God-fearing American cousins, the Wentworth's - and provoke the disapproval of their uncle, suspicious of foreign influences. To Gertrude Wentworth, struggling against her somber puritan upbringing, the arrival of the handsome Felix is especially enchanting.More
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Upper class romances
Light enjoyable floss
The story line never flagged over the 6 hours
By light and shade, speed and inflection of the voice she made it sound as if she found the various intrigues interesting. The participation of such a well-known radio broadcaster was a surprise.
Floss doesn't 'move' at all.
Light and airy conversations between readily forgotten and lightly defined nobodies is not my choice normally. However, an author like this at the top of the pile makes all the difference.
- Peter Boyce
Selling Europe by the Harvard Yard
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