Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Jacqueline, vol 1

Cover image for

Download


Author: Therese Bentzon (Marie Thérèse Blanc)
Published: 1893
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,985 / 86 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 583
mnybks.net#: 1034
Excerpt

Catholics--my grandmother a sound and witty Parisian, gay, brilliant, lively, with superb physical health and the consequent good spirits--surely these materials could not have produced other than a cosmopolitan being."

Somehow or other, the family became impoverished. Therese de Solms took to writing stories. After many refusals, her debut took place in the 'Revue des Deux Mondes', and her perseverance was largely due to the encouragement she received from George Sand, although that great woman saw everything through the magnifying glass of her genius. But the person to whom Therese Bentzon was most indebted in the matter of literary advice--she says herself--was the late M. Caro, the famous Sorbonne professor of philosophy, himself an admirable writer, "who put me through a course of literature, acting as my guide through a vast amount of solid reading, and criticizing my work with kindly severity." Success was slow. Strange as it may seem, there is a prejudice against female writers in France, a co

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

J.J. White
Apart from being able to surf (the ocean, not the web) and singing and whistling at the same time, J.J. White is an amazing writer who knows how to draw his readers in and keep them at the edge of their seats. His latest book, Deviant Acts, is no exception and deals with a ex-soldier/heroin addict who finds himself in a situation where he needs to play the hero. As our author of the day, White reveals how relatives of his inspired this book and why his friends call his wife "Saint Pam."
Read full interview...