One thought on “Princess Candida”

  1. I picked this up because it was a book I loved as a child. No wonder - it's rather sweet. As an adult, there were a few things I didn't approve of - it's excessively fawning towards even terrible monarchs - but overall it's a story that values individuality and sensitivity and how wonderful that PLOT SPOILER she didn't have to learn to fit in but escaped instead. As an adult, I can see why the plot appealed to me: a funny old-fashioned child with no one to care about her goes to a school where n [...]

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