THE OTHER ELIZABETH by Jess Gregg

THE OTHER ELIZABETH

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A strictly feminine indulgence -- of emotions and extra-sensory perceptions gone smok and awry -- when the aging Baroness Madame von Schillar, whose vanity had outlasted her youth, engaged another Elizabeth -- a young girl -- to write her memoirs. Once beautiful, now bitter, once the wife of a statesman -- and artist -- and a nobleman, now alone, the Baroness protects the illusion -- and the deception -- of her love for Marius Wrenn, a brilliant painter, and the strange circumstances of his death. But the other Elizabeth becomes increasingly intense in her attempts to learn the truth, projects herself into the past -- and into a world of unreality in which she assumes the identity of the Baroness, until the exposure of the scandal the Baroness tries to hide destroys the fantasy romance the younger Elizabeth has created...."" In spite of the new publication date, still summery stuff.

Pub Date: Oct. 9th, 1952
Publisher: Rinehart