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A Love Story Reversed

Auhtor: Edward Bellamy

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Love Story Reversed':

Edward Bellamy (26 March 1850 - 22 May 1898) was an American author and socialist most famous for his utopian novel Looking Backward set in the year 2000.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Love Story Reversed':


... No one better understands this, because no one knows her better or has known her longer, than her present companion before the fire, Lucy ...
... who approach you. I dare say he thinks that I actually dislike him. I could not blame him if he did. And I can't help it. I could never make him understand ...
... to look out for the happiness of their lives by all honorable means that men have? Surely it is far more to them to marry the men they love than ...
... notice of surrounding objects and persons than was necessary to avoid accidents. On seeing him she started perceptibly, and forthwith became a striking ...
... in conversation at least he had always found it hard to talk with her. Ten days or a fortnight after Lucy Merritt's departure there was a little ...
... coming. A dead silence lasted for several blocks. Every block seemed to Arthur a mile long, as if he were walking in a hasheesh dream. He felt that ...
... it was with such reminiscent terror as chills the blood of the awakened sleep-walker looking up at the dizzy ridge-pole he has trodden with but a ...
... let us not be too severe with him for laughing. It was what the average young man probably would have done under similar circumstances, and it was ...
... remarkably pale, and that after they had started, and she was trying to screw up her courage to the speaking point, her responses to his conversational ...
... and consideration than any one else had the right to expect from him. There were no precedents to guide him, no rules of etiquette prescribing ...
... it seemed to him a brutal thing to leave her weeks or even days in such a condition of mind as must be hers. Inaction on his part was all that was ...
... words the night before? Could those breathless tones, that piteous shame-facedness, have been hers? Surely he must be the victim of some strange self-delusion. ...
... red and swollen, her face was pallid but for a hard red spot in each cheek, and her whole appearance was expressive of bodily and mental prostration. ...
... better than often before, when he had not glanced at her a second time. What might be the clue to this mystery? She remembered, upon reflection, that ...
... come to fetch her. The result was that he went home alone, Ella Perry having informed him rather crushingly that she had accorded the honor of escorting ...
... man without any of the responsibilities. But if in some respects he was in the position of an engaged man, in others he was farther from it ...
... a dozen times a day that there was no truth in the story, and smilingly declare that she could not imagine how it started. After doing which, she ...
... apprehension whenever he did not call, and was only at ease when he was with her, in the moment that he was saying good-by without having uttered the ...
... she had laughed and cried awhile, she said: How was it that you never let me see you cared for me? You never showed it. I tried not ...
... Looking Backward, set in the year 2000.Edward Bellamy : Dr Heidenhoff ProcessEdward Bellamy (26 March 1850 - 22 May 1898) was an American author ...