"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)


read it to the end

This one made me weep. Oh, my goodness. Oh, my goodness.


Blogger ex-roommate said...

This is one of those stories you save for when you are trying to help your children understand the emotion of this week and why this time in our lives/history is such a big deal.

Friday, November 07, 2008 10:31:00 AM

Blogger the librarian said...

Darn you, TIA! You gave fair warning in advance, but darn you anyway! What a wonderful tear jerker!

Friday, November 07, 2008 6:39:00 PM

Blogger Charlie Mac said...

All the way through I was wondering what there was about this stroy that made you cry? The Alfred Hitchcock ending got me too.
Ah, but she knows. Probably knew before he did!
Charlie Mac

Sunday, November 09, 2008 6:26:00 AM

Blogger texasinafrica said...

I wept like a baby. Oh, my goodness.

Monday, November 10, 2008 3:50:00 PM


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