Saturday, July 9, 2011

Chapter XVII – At The Castle Inn

Her pale hair was as smoothly braided, and her light grey dress fitted as precisely, as of old. The same neutral tints pervaded her person and her dress; no showy rose-coloured ribbons or rustling silk gown proclaimed the well-to-do innkeeper’s wife. Phœbe Marks was a person who never lost her individuality. Silent and self-contained, she seemed to hold herself within herself, and take no colour from the outer world.

From Lady Audley's Secret
by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Our current read to meet and discuss on July 16, 2011 - Next Saturday!

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