the romance that grows between a young girl and a young man as they are separated and eventually come back together.
Goudge likes to describe things in too much detail. I don’t care how the elderberry bush looks as it waves in the wind next to the potted gardinias that are riot in full bloom in the 17th century pot that is pure white with an image from a legend about a Saint in the Crusades who… and on and on.
I am thinking I will read The White Witch and then be done with her. Even still, I’m going to need a couple of months break before tackling it.