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|Yes, but *Sir Charles Grandison* IIRC is...
Written by Adrian
(3/4/2009 12:41 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Right. As BarbaraB says below ..., penned by TimLee
...nothing like the novels Isabella commends to Catherine in Bath. From what I recall reading in Amazon blurbs, Sir Charles is someone who always does the proper, gentlemanly thing (a Col. Brandon type). It seems the sort of book one would find in a clergyman's library.
I also suspect that during her many lyings-in, Mrs. Morland had time to read even long books over and over through the years.
My sense is that Catherine might well have read Sir Charles Grandison herself, but I do not think she ever says so.
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