Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Amelia E. Barr (1831–1919) was a British novelist and teacher. Employed as a governess before turning to writing, she authored scores of novels, short stories, poems, and essays. Her reputation as a novelist was firmly established with the publication in 1885 of Jan Vedder's Wife, and her other novels include The Border Shepherdess, Feet of Clay, Friend Olivia, The Bow of Orange Ribbon, and Remember the Alamo. Her literary success brought her comfort, security, and considerable means, as well as fame.
0 1459

The abuse of letter-writing is one of the 25 greatest trials of the epoch. Distance, which used to be a protection, is now done away with. Every one cries out, and insists upon your listening. They...