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K. V. Turley LCWC reviews Memories of a Happy Failure, Alice von Hildebrand’s autobiography. In its pages he finds knights and Ladies but No Failure.
This was a book I wouldn’t have chosen to read.
I knew nothing about Alice von Hildebrand; and, of the life of a European academic living in New York I cared even less. When it arrived, to be honest, I predicted it to be altogether erudite – ‘highbrows living in ivory towers’ – ultimately something as learned, as it would be dry, very dry in fact. I opened it, giving it no more than a chapter or so to convince me otherwise…