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Submitted by David Goldberg (United States), Jun 13, 2022 at 10:54

The brevity of this review (bravo!) is reminiscent of H.L. Mencken's shortest book review:

A Novel Thus Begins

Apologies for Love--by F. A. Myers. "'Do you remain long in Paris, Miss Wadsworth?' Earl Nero Pensive [!!!] inquired, as he seated himself beside her. His eyes, like beaming lights out of shadowless abysm, were transfixed upon her as by magic force. ..." Thus the story begins. God knows how it ends!

(December, 1909)

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That's an inspiration.

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