Beyond The Rocks

Beyond The Rocks
A Love Story

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Beyond The Rocks by Elinor Glyn

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1906

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205

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Beyond The Rocks
A Love Story

By

4.75
(4 Reviews)
Never before have such dramatic love scenes, such spectacular adventure been placed before the public. The love-drama with all the thrills and luxury of a lifetime! The one book you'll never forget! The basis of a 1922 silent film starring Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino.

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For the time being she raised her eyes and looked into Lord Bracondale's, and something told her they were the nicest eyes she had ever seen in this world.

Then when a voluble French count had rushed up, with garrulous apologies for being late, the party was complete, and they swept into the restaurant.

Theodora sat between the Western millionaire and the Russian Prince, but beyond--it was a round table, only just big enough to hold them--came her hostess and Lord Bracondale, and two or three times at dinner they spoke, and very often she felt his eyes fixed upon her.

Mrs. McBride, like all American widows, was an admirable hostess; the conversation never flagged, or the gayety for one moment.

The Western millionaire was shrewd, and announced some quaint truths while he picked his teeth with an audible sound.

"This is his first visit to Europe," Princess Worrzoff said afterwards to Theodora by way of explanation. "He is so colossally rich he don't need to worry about such things at his ti

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I really enjoyed this story. the characters were well written, if only everyone ould have such good morals.
The title of this book refers to the river Lethe in Greek mythology--those who drink of it experience forgetfulness of all memories. But for the heroine, oblivion seems unattainable beyond the rocks...

This novel is about a young girl who is sold into a high society marriage and knows nothing of love until she meets a dashing philanderer. The ensuing story focuses on their romance and struggle to take the moral high ground.

While this book does not reach the emotional or intellectual depths of novels such as Wharton's "Age of Innocence," and is slighty predictable at times, nevertheless it is an enjoyable read.
this book was like a dream, a fairly tail sorts
i simply loved Theodora
and oh my the devotion of Lord Bracondale was so immense
i still have stars in my eyes just thinkin about the book
just one complaint
it was too short lived
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