Shocking. Sobering. Humerous. Ridiculous. Sad. Philosophical.
Eve ’s book reviews
Written in 1917 with prose that remains contemporary, and has a modern voice. With today's style of blended families, three couples agree to sponsor a young woman who is essentially in poverty, near death. She grows up from 10 to 20, and the six singles turn into two, almost three couples, and the adopted daughter reveils she's fallen in love with one of her father figures. All's well that ends well, but the emotions are vivid.