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A Lady of Rome

F. Marion Crawford

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .She stood beside him and looked at him quietly when she spoke.

‘I have not given you all my answer yet,’ she said.[56] ‘I will tell you why I came here, because I wish to be quite frank in all there is to be between us. I told you the other day that I would not go to my confessor for advice. At least, that is what I meant to say. Did I?’

‘Yes. That was what you said.’

‘I shall keep my word. But I am going for help to a friend who is a priest, because I have broken down. I thought I could trust my own conscience and my own sense of honour; I thought I could fancy my boy a man, and in imagination ask him what his mother should do. But I cannot. I am very tired, and my thoughts are all confused and blurred. Do you understand?’

‘Yes,’ said Castiglione; but in spite of himself his face betrayed his displeasure at the thought that an ecclesiastic should come between them.

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Community Reviews

2.5 Stars
Not one of FMC's best. It is well written but the subject is rather, how shall I put it, boring.

Basically, "the lady of Rome" is estranged from her husband due to an indiscretion on her part with a childhood love (now a military officer). She is left with a child who looks like his biolo...more