The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen



The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen In 1901 the real Elizabeth holidayed on the Baltic island of Rugen with just her maid, a coachman, a carriage piled with luggage, and a woman friend From such unpromising beginnings Elizabeth weaves a captivating farrago around her encounters There s the snobbish bishop s wife and her personable, handsome son, a dressmaker and, astonishingly, a long lost cousin Charlotte who is trying to evade the pursuit of her husband, the maddeningly genial old professor. Best Download eBook The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen by Elizabeth von Arnim – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen
  • Elizabeth von Arnim
  • English
  • 24 May 2017
  • 1844082768

10 thoughts on “The Adventures of Elizabeth in Rügen

  1. Bettie☯ says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I am not reading this in German however it is by far the best picture The modern cover for the English version is this WTF hattip wandaful Available on Project Gutenberg I shall read this on my laptop, a page at a time Life is grand, thank you Wanda.Opening ...

  2. Emilymcmc says:

    This is the lady equivalent of Starship Troopers You can read a satiric commentary, or read a lovely and addicting travel narrative of Baltic resort life 100 years ago Words are carefully, beautifully chosen even the descriptions of scenery are interesting , and it s worth a look just to admire the casual precision of language and tone Meanwhile, everyone in the book is so miserable The women are furiously, silently frustrated with the social conventions that force them to do ...

  3. Laura McDonald says:

    One cannot underestimate my love for Von Arnim s writing Her fiction is good, but her autobiographical work is pure joy In this kind of work she doesn t write about much of anything, but her spirit and intelligence shine in witty observations of daily life Daily life it indeed was in her first two books, Elizabeth and Her German Garden and The Solitary Summer In those she simply described her daily goings on, mostly in her beloved garden in rural Pomerania In The Solitary Summer she had a s One cannot underestimate my love for Von Arnim s writing Her fiction is good, but her autobiographical work is pure joy In this kind of work she doesn t write about much of anything, but her spirit and intelligence shine in witty observations of daily life Daily life it indeed was in her first two books, Elizabeth and Her German Garden and The Solitary Summer In those she simply described her daily goings on, mostly in her beloved garden in rural Pomerania In The Solitary Summer she had a small premise at the outset, to have no visitors for a whole summer, and she succeeded charmingly This time around Von Arnim gets bolder with her premise to walk around Germany s largest island and popular tou...

  4. Sharon says:

    Sadly cannot find the exact edition of this book by Gutenberg Project that I downloaded to my kindle for free Both my husband and I read this book having seen it referred to in a walking program Wanderlust with Julia Bradbury and having relatives that vacation on Rugen annually It distresses me that the book descriptions are often incorrect for the various editions Elizabeth in 1904 was a lady before her timesshe wanted to walk Rugen and experience it totally but could not get a woman frie Sadly cannot find the exact edition of this book by Gutenberg Project that I downloaded to my kindle for free Both my husband and I read this book having seen it referred to in a walking program Wanderlust with Julia Bradbury and having relatives that vacation on Rugen annually It distresses me that the book descriptions are often incorrect for the various editions Elizabeth in 1904 was a lady before her timesshe wanted to walk Rugen and experience it totally but could not get a woman friend to accompany her so off she goes with her driver, August and her MAID the wonderful character Gertrud, two horses to draw the carriage and off they go Along the way she runs into various characters and situations and her cousin Charlotte A somewhat frustrated early feminist attempting to spread the word of liberation to all females within her reach and avo...

  5. Bunny says:

    Si conclude cos l ideale trilogia con protagonista Elizabeth In realt questo terzo episodio scollegato dai precedenti e non compaiono pi la sua bella casa, il suo strepitoso e sterminato giardino, le sue tre figliolette e il marito, bens soltanto lei in compagnia della sua cameriera e del suo cocchiere su un isola del Baltico, R gen appunto Ovviamente questo viaggio di undici giorni vedr apparire anche altri personaggi che daranno vita a delle scenette esilaranti In tutta onest questo Si conclude cos l ideale trilogia con protagonista Elizabeth In realt questo terzo episodio scollegato dai precedenti e non compaiono pi la sua b...

  6. (P)Ila says:

    Con l arrivo della bella stagione, se siete amanti della natura e vi piace immergervi in lunghe pagine descrittive questo libro fa per voi Elizabeth a Rugen pi che un romanzo sembra essere quasi una guida di viaggio, la stessa protagonista si rivolge spesso al lettore nel suo percorso, con recensioni su varie pensioni e lunghe descrizioni del paesaggio.La protagonista, Elizabeth, decide di intraprendere un solitario viaggio per staccare dalla quotidianit e quale migliore occasione di visitare Con l arrivo della bella stagione, se siete amanti della natura e vi piace immergervi in lunghe pagine descrittive questo libro fa per voi Elizabeth a Rugen pi che un romanzo sembra essere quasi una guida di viaggio, la stessa protagonista si rivolge spesso al lettore nel suo percorso, con recensioni su varie pensioni e lunghe descrizioni del paesaggio.La protagonista, Elizabeth, decide di intraprendere un solitario viaggio per staccare dalla quotidianit e quale migliore occasione di visitare Rugen, l isola pi grande della Germania Fornita di mappa con l itinera...

  7. Tocotin says:

    The title character narrator might also be the author, don t know, don t care is a wealthy English lady who married a German whatever and now regards herself as a female Junker , and feels like traveling around the island of R gen all alone, which means being driven in a carriage by a chauffeur and having her shoes buttoned by a maid These are inferior beings of course she sometimes seriously ponders the possible presence of inner life in her maid , not allowed to bother her There are othe The title character narrator might also be the author, don t know, don t care is a wealthy English lady who married a German whatever and now regards herself as a female Junker , and feels like traveling around the island of R gen all alone, which means being driven in a carriage by a chauffeur and having her shoes buttoned by a maid These are inferior beings of course she sometimes seriously ponders the possible presence of inner life in her maid , not allowed to bother her There are others, namely her rebellious feminist cousin, the cousin s unbelievably creepy cute old German professor , and a wife of an English bishop, who have the rights to bother her, and she can t run away Her distress at this horrible development is what the book is about.Disliked this book immensely Wow Talk about annoying...

  8. Leslie says:

    This was a rather short work by my dear old dead friend Elizabeth von Arnim No, of course we weren t really friends, seeing as how she died eons ago before I was even a twinkle in my Pappy s eye But if we had been contemporaries, I am sure we would have been the best of friends Like Jane Austen, she is very intelligent and witty Like Gaskell, she is very nice Yeah, nice She thinks snarky things, but is well bred enough to not speak it She s nice Anyway, this is tiny bit of travel literat This was a rather short work by my dear old dead friend Elizabeth von Arnim No, of course we weren t really friends, seeing as how she died eons ago before I was even a twinkle in my Pappy s eye But if we had been contemporaries, I am sure we would have been the best of friends Like Jane Austen, she is very intelligent and witty Like Gaskell, she is very nice Yeah, nice She thinks snar...

  9. Kerry says:

    Von Arnim s nastiness knows no bounds From disgust with the help to hatred for her female companions, this book is less about travel andabout von Arnim s sadistic side and absence of empathy The first turn off is von Arnim s displeasure at her cousin s choices choices which seemed to have arisen from disillusionment with her marriage and the loss of six very young children in succession Cousin Charlotte is also a feminist and interested, perhaps single mindedly, with the betterment o Von Arnim s nastiness knows no bounds From disgust with the help to hatred for her female companions, this book is less about travel andabout von Arnim s sadistic side and absence of empathy The first turn off is von Arnim s displeasure at her cousin s choices choices which seemed to have arisen from disillusionment with her marriage and the loss of six very young children in succession Cousin Charlotte is also a feminist and interested, perhaps single mindedly, with the betterment of women and the improvement of their ability to be independent But can we blame her Hardly, given her background story But von Arnim heaps on the blame.The book turns horrifying when Charlotte s husband arrives Charlotte has clearly been trying to escape him she hates him, and probably for...

  10. Chrystal says:

    In 1901, the Countess von Arnim Schlagenthin decides to go on a walking tour of Rugen, Germany s largest island off the Pomeranian coast None of her friends want to go with her, so she decides to go alone, in a carriage instead of walking She has an idea of writing a travel guide of the best inns on the island and best places to swim, etc She accomplishes this her gift of poetically describing nature s gifts is admirably suited to this task , but her tour of Rugen ends up being an adventure In 1901, t...

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