Download e-book for kindle: A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 by Amy Ephron

By Amy Ephron

Rosemary Fell was once born into privilege. She has wealth, well–connected buddies, and a good-looking fiance, Philip Alsop. ultimately she has every thing she wants.

It is then, in a second of beneficence, that Rosemary invitations Eleanor Smith, a penniless younger lady she sees below a streetlamp within the rain, into her domestic for a cup of tea. whereas there, Rosemary sees Eleanor trade an unmistakable glance with Philip, and he or she sends Eleanor on her manner. yet she can't undo this opportunity come across, and it ends up in a tempestuous and all–consuming love triangle –– till the tides of struggle throw all their lives off balance.

Inspired by means of a vintage Katherine Mansfield brief tale, A Cup of Tea engages with its vibrant –– and sometimes fun –– forged of characters, brilliant interval element, extraordinary evocation of the doubtful days of global conflict I, and delightfully spare and picturesque experience of story.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 PDF

Best literary books

New PDF release: Home: A Novel (S U N Y Series in Postmodern Culture)

A historical past professor learning the harassment f an anarchist commune in south Puget Sound in 1902 is drawn into disputes on his personal campus concerning the appointment of a uncommon feminist professor of yankee experiences and an alleged case of sexual harassment.

Read e-book online Dictionary of the Khazars: A Lexicon Novel in 100,000 Words PDF

A countrywide bestseller, Dictionary of the Khazars used to be stated through the hot York instances ebook evaluate as the best books of the yr. Written in types, female and male (both on hand in classic International), that are exact keep for seventeen the most important traces, Dictionary is the imaginary ebook of information of the Khazars, a those who flourished someplace past Transylvania among the 7th and 9th centuries.

The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of by Andreas Vesalius, J.B. Saunders, C.D. O'Malley PDF

This definitive variation combines the easiest plates and textual content from the nice anatomists Renaissance treasures, together with Tabulae intercourse, De Humani Corporis Fabrica, and the Epitome. Reproduced from an extraordinary version, those ninety six plates recapture the energy of the originals. encompasses a dialogue of the illustrations, a biographical cartoon of Vesalius, annotations, and translations.

Additional resources for A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917

Sample text

Van der Owen’s living room,” said Mrs. Mayhew. ” “I sort of liked him,” said Mrs. Mayhew’s friend, Hilary. ” said Mrs. Mayhew as though her friend had said something untoward. The two of them giggled. Caitlin looked bored, awkward, slumped in her chair in a perfect teenage adolescent slouch. “But I was thinking, said Mrs. Mayhew, “what if I could talk to Mama! I always wanted to know what happened to that ruby brooch. Look around, Caitlin. You have to do this, too. ” Caitlin looked completely disinterested in the idea of a new hat.

She hesitated. ” asked Dora, studying the girl quite closely. ” “Well,” said Dora, “you certainly can wear them. Do you have any experience? Of course, you don’t. You don’t look like you have any experience at anything. ” Eleanor’s eyes got a little bit wider. “Twenty-four,” she said. ” “Twenty,” she confessed. “If you’re any younger, I don’t want to know. The hours are terrible. We open at eleven. You get here at nine. We close at six. Some nights from six to nine, we make hats, unless there’s a wedding, in which case we work all night.

She was on a corner. She asked me for some money. And I thought—what if—well, you’ll see her. What if circumstance, well, anyway, I thought what if I brought her home, gave her some clothes. God knows I have clothes I can spare. Helped her find a job somewhere. What if I actually made a difference. ” “It’s not that I don’t commend you,” said Jane, who privately thought people weren’t quite like strays to be taken in so easily. “But have you thought about—” The way Rosemary stared at her stopped her mid-sentence.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 31 votes