The Thinking Reed by Rebecca West

West’s thoughtful romantic novel—now available as an ebook A tale of love found, lost, rekindled, and redefined Isabelle, a wealthy American widow, arrives in France to restart her life and discovers she has her choice of eligible suitors. Torn between a placid liaison with a southerner and a tortuous affair with a Frenchman, Isabelle’s plans suddenly take an unexpected turn that will ultimately lead her to a love that will force her to reconsider the implications of her affluent existence. With her signature wit and wisdom, West presents a captivating ode to marriage’s depth and the romance of the bond between husband and wife.

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The 739th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 34th on 100 Best Novels in English Since 1900 (Counterpunch)
  2. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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THE THINKING REED Paperback 11673503 $0.88
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The Thinking Reed Kindle Edition 376411 $7.69 2010
The Thinking Reed Hardcover 5155786 $1.83
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