The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

Check out this review of the book, The Enchanted April, by Elizabeth Von Arnim as featured in this post from Linda’s Book Bag blog

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The Enchanted april

As my TBR pile is always huge and I frequently don’t get to finish the book for my reading group I have actually read The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim two weeks early!

Originally published in 1922, my edition of The Enchanted April was published by Penguin Classic in 2012 and is available for purchase through these links.

The Enchanted April

The Enchanted april

The discreet advertisement in The Times, addressed ‘To Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine’, offers a small medieval castle for rent, above a bay on the Italian Riviera. Four very different women – the dishevelled and downtrodden Mrs Wilkins, the sad, sweet-faced Mrs Arbuthnot, the formidable widow Mrs Fisher and the ravishing socialite Lady Caroline Dester – are drawn to the shores of the Mediterranean that April. As each, in turn, blossoms in the warmth of the Italian spring and finds their spirits stirring, quite unexpected changes…

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