Publish date: June 7th 2012
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
I enjoyed this book and the character of Mrs. Bridge more than I did Mr. Bridge, but I'm giving them the same rating because they were both so well-written and revealing about the era and the relationships of the late 1930's. Here's a quote that gives a sense of the style and the content: “She was n...
I first read the novel Mrs. Bridge, by Evan S. Connell, along with its companion, Mr. Bridge, shortly after seeing the Merchant-Ivory movie based on the novels. When I started going through my shelves and boxes of books to determine what I should keep and what should go, I was eager to reread these ...
I love the way this book was written, in little short chapters, little scenes from Mrs. Bridge's life. Each little chapter is like a Zen story, a little piece of a life that zings the reade...