The Question and Answer section for Roman Fever and Other Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Great Aunt Harriet and her sister were in love with the same man. Harriet sent her sister out to gather flowers in the hopes she'd contract Roman Fever (malaria).
The climax of The Angel at the Grave occurs when Paulina meets with the publisher, who isn't interested in the biography of her grandfather. Having spent her entire life preserving his work, Paulina is both astonished and devastated. She felt as...
Mrs. Ansley had a secret assignation with Mrs. Slades husband when they were engaged.