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Marriage and Divorce 19th Century Style

Posted by: Margaret Wood

Both of my parents were prodigious readers.  My father, the physicist, read histories, biographies, dictionaries, and the occasional mystery.  My mother read “literature.”  I remember Henry James and Jane Austen as two of her favorite authors, with W. Somerset Maugham as light relief.  I have inherited their passion for reading and last summer indulged my …