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Georgina's Reasons

Henry James

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .any combs and bands that it had the appearance of a national coiffure. There was an impression in New York, about 1845, that the style was Danish; some one had said something about having seen it in Schleswig-Holstein.

Mrs. Portico had a bold, humorous, slightly flamboyant look; people who saw her for the first time received an impression that her late husband had married the daughter of a barkeeper or the proprietress of a menageria. Her high, hoarse, good-natured voice seemed to connect her in some way with public life; it was not pretty enough to suggest that she might have been an actress. These ideas quickly passed away, however, even if you were not sufficiently initiated to know—as all the Grossies, for instance, knew so well—that her origin, so far from being enveloped in mystery, was almost the sort of thing she might have boasted of. But in spite of the high pitch of her appearance, she didn't boast of anything; she was a genial, easy, com. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Ese final, que lo ves venir, y dices: ¡no!.

Esta historia corta de Henry James de facil lectura deja bien claro lo que puede pasar si eres buena persona y te fias de alguien como Georgina Gressie.
No está mal, pero me ha dejado algo fría.