In this week’s Thug Notes, Sparky Sweets discusses the most depressing book he’s ever read, Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome.
“the Frome grave-stones slanted at crazy angles through the snow. Ethan looked at them curiously. For years that quiet company had mocked his restlessness, his desire for change and freedom. “We never got away-how should you?” seemed to be written on every headstone; and whenever he went in or out of his gate he thought with a shiver: “I shall just go on living here till I join them.”
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