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#2673: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, August 8 [1934]

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W⬩S⬩C k 8/14 Dear Alfred1;

Thank you3 so much for Mr. Toye4’s book5. I found everything he has to say interesting, even when I cannot agree with him.

I wish "Lucy"6 were a little longer7! I have only a Tauchnitz copy8 of “A Lost Lady9” here; but unless that edition is cut, “Lucy” runs considerably longer10. She won’t, at least, be a diminished “Lost Lady.”

The weather continues fine up here2 and I have been gloriously idle ever since I came. I am still hopeful that I may write an article about11 “Joseph and His Brothers"12 one of these days.

With love to you and Blanche13, Willa Cather