Part 2, August 6-7 Summary
Stark sends Ashton a telegram asking if Kit would like a bagpipe. He just bought one for his sister’s son, Dominic, and the store has only one left, so she must let him know immediately if she wants one. In reply, Ashton writes that, while she is confident Kit would adore having a bagpipe, she would not.
Work on Ashton’s book is going well, but she would like to send Stark the first two chapters, as she will not feel content with her work until he has seen it. She asks if he has time to read it.
Ashton believes every biography should be written within a generation of the subject’s life, while the person is still alive in the memories of others. If she had been able to speak to Anne Brontë's...
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