Roses of Yesterday … and the next best thing
By J.D. Craig
Published: June 18, 2012.
The most enduring romantic loves may be those which are not returned, for rejected lovers live in hope that one day their remembrance will be rewarded. They may marry elsewhere, or seek forgetfulness in the charms of many, but their hearts, once given, may be given for good. Two interwoven stories, set mainly in 1912-19 and 1962-69, trace the tortured love of James for Rosalind, and Jim for Ros.