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Carolyn Korsmeyer

Biography

Carolyn Korsmeyer

Prize-winning author Carolyn Korsmeyer turns to fiction with CHARLOTTE'S STORY. Long interested in how different kinds of writing convey ideas, she has often combed literature for examples of insights regarding emotions, sense experience and perception. Her previous books include MAKING SENSE OF TASTE: Food and Philosophy, GENDER AND AESTHETICS: An Introduction, SAVORING DISGUST: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics, and THINGS: In Touch with the Past.

Carolyn Korsmeyer

Books by Carolyn Korsmeyer

by Carolyn Korsmeyer - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Charlotte Lucas has made an unfortunate marriage to the loquacious William Collins, reckoning that his tedious conversation is a small price to pay for the prosperous home and family she hopes to gain. However, trouble brews within the first months of marriage, and she is upset and angered by his presumptuous tendency to interfere with her friendships. To ease the strain of their relationship, Charlotte leaves her husband to visit the fashionable city of Bath with several women companions. Although the marital frost between Charlotte and William begins to thaw, that tranquility lasts only briefly, for events in Bath have resulted in an unfortunate, even calamitous, consequence. Charlotte devises a solution to the advantage of all that combines bold connivance and compassionate duplicity.