Can you cut a ribbon "resoundingly"? I'm sure Marsh could! In these days of postquels, couldn't somebody write the Postern of Fate Christie wanted to write?
I was thinking more of the declaring, lol, but the adverb probably should be moved over a few words, thanks so much for pointing that out. I actually thought about that before posting, yes indeed. I think there was a Postern of fate that Christie wanted to write that would have been better than the one she wrote. Maybe they should try that.
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There I moved resoundingly seven words over so there wouldn't be any confusion with the adverb and the conjunction of verbs and what's being modified. Hope future readers enjoy that sentence better now. I remember Dolphin with a bit more affection than you do, but couldn't agree more with your verdict on Thickens , which novel I much enjoyed for what it is.
I hadn't realized until reading your account quite how old and close to the end of her life Marsh was when she wrote it -- many thanks for that insight. It makes her achievement all the more remarkable. Her first novel will be published in by HarperCollins. More by this author. The Romanoffs and Monkman and Seagull—the best television in October From stem to Sterne: how a Yorkshire parson reinvented the novel.
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