Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)

Abe Gross argross at
Wed Feb 12 06:39:42 EST 2003

> Ros wrote:
> >Was The House of Arden written
> >by Nesbit as well? I loved that one as well.
> Yes it was
> >What Katy Did--forgotten the author. Kate Seredy?
> Susan Coolidge

Ooh, that's right! (Where on earth did I get Kate Seredy from??) I was just
thinking about _What Katy Did_ and remembering that it actually disturbed me
a little. It's as if Katy's accident really is the occasion for lots of
preaching--I remember that Cousin Helen is presented as a kind of saint who
turns suffering into an art form. :-)


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