Mary Roberts Rinehart is best-known today for her influential mystery novels, but K. is basically General Hospital set in 1915, only quieter and more gentle—at least on the surface. What appears to be a rather slow-moving tale of romance and mild intrigue in a small-town hospital is actually a fascinating and even nuanced exploration of what it meant to be an unmarried woman in 1915. As fiction…well, you really need to be in the mood. But as a sociological document, it’s absolutely fascinating. Read all about it here.
> FAQ Home
> Genre: Fiction > How to Be a Woman (1915 Edition)
This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.