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The Cardinal's Snuff-Box First Published In 1898, THE CARDINAL S SNUFF BOX Is The First Of Henry Harland S Catholic Novels After His Conversion In 1897 A Charming And Witty Romance Set In Turn Of The Century Italy, SNUFF BOX Tells The Story Of Peter Marchdale, An English Novelist Who Takes A Small Villa In The Lombard Countryside For The Purposes Of Getting Some Serious Writing Done Marchdale S Good Intentions Are Quickly Thwarted, However, When He Discovers That His Beautiful Young Landlady Is None Other Than The Duchessa Di Santangiolo, An Anglo Italian Widow With Whom He Has Been Secretly In Love For Years Unfortunately For The Self Deprecating Peter Marchdale, The Duchessa Is Also A Fabulously Wealthy Noblewoman, Far Above Him In Social Station, And A Devout Catholic To Boot Two Circumstances Which Would Appear To Raise Certain Obstacles To Peter S Romantic Aspirationsuntil The Matter Is Taken In Hand By The Duchessa S Wily Old Uncle, A Roman Cardinal With A Penchant For Pinching Snuff, And For Matchmaking.

10 thoughts on “The Cardinal's Snuff-Box

  1. says:

    Somehow a very simple rom com equivalent far exceeded my expectations, especially as someone who is not a fan of rom coms After the first 10 pages of being unsure whether or not I d like it, I realised it was a fantastic b...

  2. says:

    Dull book with meaningless conversations meant to be smart.

  3. says:

    A decent, simple story However I found the prose a little clunky and the banter between characters annoying to start with.

  4. says:

    tbc

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