Infinite Riches: Virago Modern Classics

2015-09-16T12:22:58-05:00

And what will you find in this collection of short stories, edited by Lynne Knight and published under this title (and under The Secret Woman) in 1993? Thoughts and ideas about many things. About marriage: "If she had never, from the first, regarded her marriage as a full cancelling of

Infinite Riches: Virago Modern Classics2015-09-16T12:22:58-05:00

Elizabeth Taylor’s A Game of Hide and Seek (1958)

2014-03-17T13:44:04-05:00

This is how it begins. "Sometimes in the long summer's evenings, which are so marked a part of our youth, Harriet and Vesey played hide-and-seek with the younger children, running across the tufted meadows, their shoes yellow with the pollen of buttercups." Both the novel, and the story of Harriet's

Elizabeth Taylor’s A Game of Hide and Seek (1958)2014-03-17T13:44:04-05:00

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Four

2014-03-17T13:43:57-05:00

It's our last week to discuss A Game of Hide and Seek, officially, but if you're late to the party, and are still reading -- even if quite some time has passed -- please, feel free to comment. But for those of us who have read the novel through already,

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Four2014-03-17T13:43:57-05:00

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Three

2014-03-17T13:45:13-05:00

In her biography, The Other Elizabeth Taylor, Nicola Beauman posits that two works influenced Elizabeth Taylor's novel A Game of Hide and Seek. These are Chekov's story, "The Lady with the Dog" (1899) and David Lean's film "Brief Encounter" (1945). If you haven't read/finished A Game of Hide and Seek,

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Three2014-03-17T13:45:13-05:00

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Two

2014-03-17T13:44:11-05:00

As with Week One, this introductory bit will be spoiler-free and let's continue to mark any spoilers in the comments below as other readers join us in mid-month. But next Monday, we'll edge up to spoiler-territory and settle in there firmly on the final Monday. Last week we chatted (on

A Game of Hide and Seek: Chatter, Week Two2014-03-17T13:44:11-05:00
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