Monday, September 8, 2014
The Long Love by John Sedges
This book was first published in 1975 and is set in the late 1800s. It follows the love story of a couple through each stage. We begin with courtship and then marriage and children, and all that goes along with that. John is a bit of a workaholic, and Margaret has some issues of her own. Can they make their marriage work? Not only that, but can they live happy lives with each other?
This is a great American love story. It isn't all love and happiness, but the love and pain of family as well. It was a different time but it's still the same now. Edward and Margaret could be any one of us. This book shows the love and laughter of life, love and death. It's a great story about life.
Shawn's Note: This book is no longer being printed and is only available used. We, however, believe if you can find a copy, you should snag it! I personally loved this book as well. Also, this book was originally written under the name of John Sedges, and later has been revealed to be a pseudonym. The author's name is Pearl S. Buck.
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