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Author Topic: "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim  (Read 1028 times)

ILuvLucy

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"The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim
« on: October 16, 2012, 06:24:39 AM »
I read this book a few weeks ago, and thought "what a find! I can't believe I'd never read this before!".  Here I was thinking it was some little-read book.  So stupid of me.  In reality, I guess I probably just wan't ready for it before this!  I googled it and found that there was a film made from it.   Has anyone else read this?

One of my favorite quotes "It is true she liked him most when he wasn't there, but then she usually liked everybody most when they weren't there."  :D

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/enchanted-april-elizabeth-von-arnim/1100393590?ean=9781617206795
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Re: "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2012, 06:57:58 PM »
 Have you ever seen the movie? Polly Walker Miranda Richardson....lots of well known British actors. Its one of my favorites. I need to put this on my to read list.
I guess I knew there was a book but never checked it out.

I read this book a few weeks ago, and thought "what a find! I can't believe I'd never read this before!".  Here I was thinking it was some little-read book.  So stupid of me.  In reality, I guess I probably just wan't ready for it before this!  I googled it and found that there was a film made from it.   Has anyone else read this?

One of my favorite quotes "It is true she liked him most when he wasn't there, but then she usually liked everybody most when they weren't there."  :D

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/enchanted-april-elizabeth-von-arnim/1100393590?ean=9781617206795
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Re: "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2012, 12:46:57 PM »
 :woohoo: I found this for free for my Kindle and just downloaded it. No idea when I'll have time to read it but it's there waiting for me. Sounds very interesting and I'll look for the movie after I've read it. Thanks, Lucy and Swest, for bringing this one to my attention. :)
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ILuvLucy

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Re: "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2012, 01:21:28 PM »
And I'll have to look for the movie!
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Re: "The Enchanted April" by Elizabeth von Arnim
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2012, 12:21:05 AM »
Well, I am not familiar with the book or the movie either one!  Now I feel woefully behind. :(
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