Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Dame Edna Everage and Edith Wharton--one and the same?

According to an article on the Travel and Leisure website, Australian superstar Dame Edna Everage shares a special bond with Edith Wharton! "Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books has very interesting things by Edith Wharton. Do you believe in past lives? Well, in my past life I was Edith Wharton. So I like going there and reading my own things.”
One is not completely convinced, though one must agree that both share a gift of keen observation of human nature, as well as an appreciation of the finer things in life ...