Saturday, January 15, 2011

The Child of My Wife



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The Child of My Wife
by Charles Paul De Kock
Introduction by Jules Claretie
English translation by Edith Mary Norris

The Frederick J. Quinby Company
Boston, London, Paris (1903)

“Edition Limited to One Thousand Copies. Number 667.”

249 pages. $7.95.

2 comments:

Woman in a Window said...

I've been struck by the title for some days now, the distance rendered with The Child of My Wife, as opposed to Our Child. But perhaps the story speaks to this? Ah, I should have googled it for further understanding.

xo
erin

William Michaelian said...

As should have I; but I will when the right moment presents itself — if not in this life, then the next. Or should I say when the right life presents itself, if not in this moment then the next? It’s so easy to mix them up. If, in fact, they are different at all.