Christmas Roses and Other Stories

Christmas Roses and Other Stories This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery

  • Title: Christmas Roses and Other Stories
  • Author: Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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    About “Anne Douglas Sedgwick”

    1. Anne Douglas Sedgwick

      Anne Douglas Sedgwick 28 March 1873 19 July 1935 was an American born British writer The daughter of a businessman, she was born in Englewood, New Jersey but at age nine her family moved to London Although she made return visits to the United States, she lived in England for the remainder of her life.In 1908, she married the British essayist and journalist, Basil de S lincourt During World War I she and her husband were volunteer workers in hospitals and orphanages in France.Her novels explored the contrast in values between Americans and Europeans Her best selling novel Tante was made into a 1919 film, The Impossible Woman and The Little French Girl into a 1925 film of the same name In 1931, she was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters Four of her books were on the list of bestselling novels in the United States for 1912, 1924, 1927, and 1929 as determined by the New York Times.Anne Douglas Sedgwick died in Hampstead, England in 1935 1 The following year her husband published Anne Douglas Sedgwick A Portrait in Letters 2

    867 thoughts on “Christmas Roses and Other Stories”

    1. I liked it more than I thought I wouldThis is period English literature: Early 20th century circa WWI. It's sad in most spots, but rather triumphal too. Give it a try.


    2. These short stories are mostly about deaths (mostly in WWI) and beautiful flowers and gardens. The author comes across as heartless and mean, more often than not. For example, in one story a mother decides it's better for her son to have died in battle than to live tied to the chorus girl he married (shades of the Nutmeg Tree!) In the last story, a shell shocked soldier is told not to be bitter about the war - after all, even though he watched his best friend (lover?) suffer for three days hangi [...]


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