Tagged: Romance

Lit rec #254: “Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.” (1985)


#146: “There is no man who loves a woman that does not desire to come to her for the renewal of his courage, for the cutting asunder of his difficulties. And that will be the mainspring of his desire for her. We are all so afraid, we are all so alone, we all so need from the outside the assurance of our own worthiness to exist.” (1915)

One of the saddest love stories ever.Leonora,Edward. Astonishing use of flashbacks in a 1915 novel. THE GOOD SOLDIER by Ford Madox Ford