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Cinderella Jane

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,948 / 215 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,301
Added to site: 2010.09.07
mnybks.net#: 28925
Genre: Romance
Excerpt

"Read the best books, get the feel of them. Study style, add words to your possession as a miser adds coins. Have you ever studied composition?"

"A little in High School."

"Frankly, I doubt if you can ever write. I see no gleam of a gift in these things you have brought me. They are sentimental and silly. But if you should want to learn something about this great art----"

"Oh, I do," said Jane earnestly.

"Very well, I will give you a list of books to begin with. You must get a position so that you can support yourself, then study when you can. Write all the time; get facility with words, then tear it up. Don't try to sell things. Begin to watch people; get abreast of events. Read the papers and the magazines in the library. Read Shakespeare, Fielding, Dickens, Thackeray, Bunyan, Meredith, Barrie, and Galsworthy. You might even try Shaw."

"Oh, I will!" cried Jane.

He laughed.

"I don't often inflict an hour's lecture upon unprotected young women, Miss Judd."

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4.5 from 2 reviews: *****
2013.02.07
Inna
*****

Wonderful book about exceptional personality.
Clash of life philosophy and reality. Finding true love and purpose for living.

2012.10.05
marieza
****.

My God! I can't put this book down. Unpredictable!


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