Sit back, pour yourself a glass of wine, and lose yourself….
Yep, I loved it!
Magnetism by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a collection of four short stories (‘The Sensible Thing’, The Bridal Party, Magnetism, and Bernice Bobs Her Hair). I have the Penguin “Great Loves” version, which is so so beautiful.
I especially loved the last one, which was a story about two nieces who were very different. Bernice is a wealthy young girl from Eau Claire, Wisconsin who goes to visit her cousin Marjorie during the holidays.
Marjorie is a popular girl who goes to a lot of parties and has a handsome boyfriend. Her niece, Bernice, on the other hand is not used to this kind of social behavior and feels like a misfit between these youngsters. Marjorie, who thinks the main problem is that her niece is a bore and a drag on her own social life, suggests that she gives her a make-over and some lessons on…
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