This enchanting novel tells the story of the love affair between Rose-Marie Schmidt and Roger Anstruther. A determined young woman of twenty-five, Rose-Marie is considered a spinster by the inhabitants of the small German town of Jena where she lives with her father, the Professor. To their homes comes Roger, an impoverished but well-born young Englishman who wishes to learn German: Rose-Marie and Roger fall in love. But the course of true love never did run smooth: distance, temperament and fortune divide them. We watch the ebb and flow of love between two very different people and see the witty and wonderful Rose-Marie get exactly what she wants.... thatyou should pronounce his poetry coarse, obvious, and commonplace.What would Papa sayifhe knew? Probably that young Anstruther is not the intelligent young man he took him for. But then Papa is soaked in Goethe, and the longer he anbsp;...
|Title||:||Fraulein Schmidt And Mr Anstruther|
|Author||:||Elizabeth von Arnim|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2014-03-06|